Bellary: A local court Saturday issued a
non-bailable warrant against Karnataka Tourism Minister G
Janardhana Reddy in a case related to alleged illegal mining.
Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) K K Amarnath at
Sandur in Bellary district ordered that Reddy, a mining
magnate, be produced before the court on or before July 9.
This is the fourth non-bailable warrant issued by the
JMFC since last December against Reddy on a case by another
mine owner Tappal Narayana Reddy, accusing him and others of
altering border markings on the Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh
After the police registered a case in this connection,
Reddy secured anticipatory bail later, but did not appear
before the court when it issued a non-bailable warrant on
December 30, 2009.
Reddy was scheduled to appear before the court today, but
he failed prompting the magistrate to issue another