Lokayukta police files FIR against Gowda`s son
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Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 00:38
Bangalore: Lokayukta Police on Friday filed an FIR against HD Balakrishna Gowda, eldest son of former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, in connection with allegations of disproportionate assets against him.

Lokayukta ADGP J V Gaonkar stated this to reporters here.

S N Balakrishna, retired assistant manager of Visveswarayya Iron and Steel in his September 22 complaint, had charged Balakrishna Gowda with possessing wealth worth 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 a direction to take action against Balakrishna Gowda under 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.


First Published: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 00:38

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