Karnataka HC issues notice to state govt on JDS petition

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 22:35

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Wednesday issued
a notice to the state government on a writ petition by the
opposition JD(S) seeking quashing of the appointment of an
Inquiry Commission to probe land scams on the plea that they
were already under Lokayukta investigation.

The matter has been posted for hearing after three weeks
as the court goes for winter break from December 20 to January
two.

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Wednesday issued
a notice to the state government on a writ petition by the
opposition JD(S) seeking quashing of the appointment of an
Inquiry Commission to probe land scams on the plea that they
were already under Lokayukta investigation.

The matter has been posted for hearing after three weeks
as the court goes for winter break from December 20 to January
two.

The JDS had requested the High Court to direct the state
government to continue with the ongoing Lokayukta probe into
the alleged land scams and quash the appointment of the
inquiry commission announced by the state.

The party had filed a complaint before Lokayukta on
November 18, seeking a probe into some cases of land
denotification and allotment in KIADB.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 22:35
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