Bengaluru: Police have booked cases against Kodihalli Chandrashekhar and 16 others for instigating workers of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to go on strike which has caused loss to the tune of crores of rupees.
The cases were filed on a complaint by BMTC vigilance wing’s KM Munikrishna.
Police said 17 persons have been booked under Karnataka Essential Services Maintenance Act and Disaster Management Act for illegal gathering, threatening, damaging public property, instigating criminal act and obstruction of duty.
Besides Kodihalli Chandrashekhar, President of the League R Chandrashekhar, former RTC employee Anand, conductor Champakavathi and employees of Bengaluru central division have been named as accused.
The complaint stated that the accused had formed an illegal association and instigated employees to go on an illegal strike which has damaged six vehicles of BMTC.