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Guv summons Karna Home Minister

As the issue of alleged telephone tapping of Karnataka Lokayukta raged, Governor H R Bhardwaj summoned Home Minister R Ashoka to the Raj Bhavan.



Bangalore: As the issue of alleged
telephone tapping of Karnataka Lokayukta raged, Governor H R Bhardwaj on Friday summoned Home Minister R Ashoka to the Raj
Bhavan.

Speaking to reporters later, Ashoka termed it as an
"official meeting".
"He called me (to discuss) what all needs to be done
by the home department", he said, adding "No political issue
was discussed."
Responding to questions, Ashoka said he read about the
phone tapping issue only in the media and added the Lokayukta
had not lodged any police complaint.

After his report on illegal mining indicting Chief
Minister B S Yeddyurappa and four of his ministerial
colleagues was leaked, Lokayukta Santosh Hegde had said his
telephone was tapped.

PTI

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