(1997) SCC Online KAR 415 (State Bank of Mysore Vs. Smt.Saroja Srinivasan). In case of death of the D.G.O. during the pendency of the disciplinary enquiry, the disciplinary proceedings need not abate. If the D.G.O dies during the pendency of enquiry and if any amount is required to be recovered from the D.G.O. arising the out of the charges of misconduct, (like misappropriation or causing loss etc) the financial liability of the D.G.O. can be ascertained by continuing the same enquiry even after the death of the D.G.O., but only after impleading his heirs / giving notice to them and affording an opportunity to defend. In this regard the Government of Karnataka also issued a circular No.ಸಿಆಸುಇ 10 ಸೇಇವಿ 2003 ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ದಿ :12.11.2003.