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.