Madhukar Shetty, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS), died due to Swine flu on Friday. He was admitted to the Continental Hospital on Wednesday after suffering an infection in heart and lungs. The IPS officer died around 8:15 PM on December 28.
Post undergoing surgery, Shetty was put in the intensive care unit. Despite efforts by the doctors, Shetty’s condition got worsened on Friday following which he died.
The IPS officer of Karnataka cadre, Shetty is survived by his wife and doctor. He was a 1999 batch IPS officer and was the son of a well-known journalist, Vaddarse Raghurama Shetty.
Shetty pursued a degree in sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University and completed his PhD from a University at Albany at the US.