Lokayukta police seeks legal opinion in complaint against CM

Lokayukta police commenced the process of seeking legal opinion on a court`s order directing it to investigate allegations of corruption in denotification of lands against Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa.

Updated: Mar 26, 2011, 18:29 PM IST

Bangalore: Lokayukta police on Saturday commenced the
process of seeking legal opinion on a court`s order directing
it to investigate allegations of corruption in denotification
of lands against Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and
others and said they expected a response by March 28.

"We are eliciting legal opinion from our legal cell on
filing FIRs with regard to allegations in light of the Special
Court order. We expect the response by Monday, after which we
will decide the further course of action", Additional Director
General of Police Lokayukta, Rupak Kumar Dutta said to a news agency.

Lokyukta police were served the Special Court`s order
yesterday.

The court had directed Lokayukta police to complete the
enquiry and submit a report by May 4 on one of five complaints
by advocates Sirajin Bhasha and KN Balaraj,alleging that the
Chief Minister indulged in irregularities in denotifying lands
acquired by BDA to favour his family members.

PTI