CBI anti-corruption branch,Bangalore has been selected for the Best Public Prosecutor Award for 2020 and conferred Shivananda Perla,public prosecutor of CBI,on the occasion of the CBI Day.
Mr Perla,while working in Special Crime Branch, CBI,Chennai,had handled number of corruption cases and got conviction for many corrupt public servants.
He also dealt with sensitive murder cases, including the sensational case of Payal Surekha. Payal Surekha was a 24-year-old woman killed at her residence in J P Nagar, Bangalore, in 2010. The CBI Special Court convicted the accused for life imprisonment in this case.
Mr Perla also handled various corruption cases in courts of Tamilnadu,Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.He also rendered valuable legal opinion to many investigating officers in several high profile cases.
Considering his services to CBI,the Director of CBI,New Delhi,selected him for the Best Public Prosecutor Award.