Bengaluru: Snehal R., the Director of the PU Education Department and an IAS officer, has filed a police complaint alleging that a physics professor forged her signature on a transfer order.
As per a complaint filed with Malleswaram police on Tuesday January 4, the accused has been identified as Shivananda N. (40), a physics professor. He works at a government pre-university college in Kalasa, Chikkamagaluru’s Mudigere Taluk. According to the purported fake order, Shivananda has been transferred to Maharani PU College in Mysuru.
Snehal has informed that the fake transfer order dated as December 27, 2021. “The letter, which claimed to be signed by me and sent from my office, was actually sent to the principal of PU Maharani College by registered mail from Bengaluru’s General Post Office (GPO),” he added.
The accused has been charged under different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record).