Complaints against Legislators posted to Apr 5
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 20:36
  
Bangalore: The Lokayukta court on Wednesday posted to April 5 for orders the question of whether to order a probe on two private complaints filed against two legislators, including one alleging amassing of wealth to the tune of Rs 300 crore, disproportionate to their known sources of income.

A private complaint was filed against BJP MLA from Rajarajeshwarinagar assembly constituency, M Srinivas charging him and his family members of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income.

The complaint filed by Dinesh, a social activist alleged that Srinivas while filing his nominations had declared his assets to be much less and that the value of his assets as of date is over Rs 300 crore.

Apart from Srinivas, others named in the case are his wife Ratnamma, corporator son Venkatesh babu and daughter-in-law.

Another complaint was filed against JDS MLC, E Krishnappa by one Raghu, an engineer with Bangalore Electric Supply company, charging him with getting 29.3 guntas (a gunta is 1/40th of an acre) of land in Bangalore North Taluk denotified for "pecuniary gain" in 2009 when JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy was the Chief Minister.

Besides Krishnappa, the four others named in the case are K N Prakash, Muniraju, Premnath Reddy and Vijay Kumar. Both complaints were filed yesterday.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 20:36


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