Halappa`s judicial custody extended till June 22

A local court Tuesday extended till June 22 the judicial custody of former minister H Halappa facing charges of rape.

Shimoga: A local court Tuesday extended till June
22 the judicial custody of former minister H Halappa facing
charges of rape.

Halappa`s was brought before the court after his judicial
custody ended today.

The anticipatory bail applications of Halappa`s
assistants, Shivu and Basavaraj, will be heard on June 11.

Meanhwile, Halappa`s bail application is coming up for
hearing in the High Court tomorrow.

Halappa had quit as Food and Civil Supplies Minister on
May 2 following allegations of rape by his friend Venkatesh
Murthy`s wife Chandravathi. Halappa, who is also accused of
intimidating the family, was arrested on May 9.

PTI

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