Graft case against Yeddy adjourned to Sept 22

Last Updated: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 21:05

Bangalore: The Special Lokayukta Court here
today adjourned to September 22 further hearing on a complaint
filed against former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa
in a case of alleged graft.

Judge N K Sudhindra Rao had on August 10 directed the
Lokayukta police to probe the complaint and submit its
findings by today.

Counsel for Lokayukta submitted the investigation into the
case is still on and the judge adjourned further hearing to
September 22.

The complaint was filed on July 27 by JD (Secular)
spokesperson Y S V Datta alleging two firms owned by the two
sons and son-in-law of the then Chief Minister received a
kick-back of Rs 13 crore from a company for the award of a
civil contract for the second stage of Upper Bhadra Irrigation
Project.
He had alleged this company had also been favoured though
it quoted higher rates.
The Lokayukta police had filed an FIR against Yeddyurappa
under the Prevention of Corruption Act on the charge of
"favouring" R N Shetty and Jyothi Ltd in the project.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 21:05

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