MYSORE: The State Information Commission has issued a summons notice to the Police Commissioner of Mysore for not providing the requisite details to the Mysore Grahakar Parishat under the RTI Act.

According to Mysore Consumer Forum president SP Thirumala Rao, a notice was issued to the Commissionerate Office for failing to give details on the decision to effect and withdraw one-way rule on many roads.

Rao had submitted an application under Right To Information Act questioning the Police Commissioner’s office on the withdrawal of the rule. The notice was issued to the Information Officer of the Police Commisionerate. The office did not reply to Thirumala Rao even after three months.

Rao, then moved the petition to the State Information Commission. The Commission called for a hearing on the case on Aug 29 at 11.30 am at its office in Bangalore. It has the powers to impose penalty upto Rs 25,000, Thirumala Rao said.

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