Bangalore: An FIR would be registered
against H D Balakrishna Gowda, the eldest son of former Prime Minister Deve Gowda, following allegations of disproportionate assets against him, the Lokayukta Police Friday said.
Lokayukta ADGP J V Gaonkar stated this before reporters
S N Balakrishna, a retired assistant manager of
Visveswarayya Iron and Steel, in his September 22 complaint,
had charged Balakrishna Gowda with amassing wealth to the tune
of Rs 70 crore, disproportionate to his known sources of
income at the time of his retirement from government service,
and currently valued at Rs 500 crore.
He had sought action against Balakrishna Gowda under the
provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Earlier, Lokayukta Special Court Judge N K Sudhindra Rao
had directed Lokayukta police to investigate the complaint and
file a report by October 10.