A day after an alleged intercourse videotape in which Karnataka Minister Ramesh Jarakiholi is claimed to be concerned got here to gentle, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi has stated that the BJP will take motion after checking the authenticity of the videotape.
“I have seen the video of state minister Ramesh Jarakiholi in the media. I will speak to the Chief Minister and the party chief about it tomorrow. We will check the authenticity of the CD and take action accordingly,” the Minister stated.
The CD was launched by social activist Dinesh Kallahalli after he filed a grievance with Bengaluru City police commissioner Kamal Pant. A case was registered in opposition to Jarkiholi on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a lady.
Jarkiholi denied the allegations, saying that he will resign from politics if these allegations are confirmed true.
“I do not even know the woman and the complainant. I am going to meet my high command to convey a clarification about the alleged video. I was in Mysuru and I went to Chamundeshwari Temple. I do not even know what that video is about because I never spoke to that woman. I will resign from my MLA post and politics if these allegations are proven against me.”
“It is a serious allegation against me. I have spoken to the Chief Minister and I will also seek action against the culprits. A thorough investigation must be conducted in this issue,” he added.
“We have taken the complaint filed by Dinesh Kallahalli against Ramesh Jarakiholi. We will investigate accordingly,” knowledgeable Bengaluru Central District Commissioner of Police (DCP) Anucheth.
(With company inputs)