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Land case: BSY challenges dismissal of his plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 21:49

Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister B
S Yeddyurappa Wednesday challenged in the high court dismissal of his two petitions seeking quashing of summons issued to him by
a lower court in connection with alleged land scams.

On January 31, Justice Anand Byrareddy had dismissed the
two petitions after hearing arguments of the petitioner and
advocate Sirajin Basha on whose private complaints the
Lokayukta court had issued summons against Yeddyurappa and 14
other accused.

The Lokayukta court had on August 8, 2011 issued summons
against Yeddyurappa on charges of illegally denotifying
Bangalore Development Authority land in Arkavathy layout,
Devarachikkanahalli and Arekere favouring his family members.

Another complaint against Yeddyurappa relates to
denotification of land in Uttarahalli and Agara villages, on
which also the Lokayukta court had issued summons on August


First Published: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 21:49
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