Orders on bail petition of Katta Jagadish on Aug 8

Last Updated: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 23:56

Bangalore: The Special Lokayukta Court on Monday
posted to August 8 the bail petitions filed by Katta Jagadish,
corporator and son of former minister Katta Subramanya Naidu
and five others accused in the Karnataka Industrial Area
Development Board (KIADB) scam.

After completion of arguments by senior defence counsel CV
Nagesh and Special Public Prosecutor, Karnataka Lokayukta IS
Pramod Chandra, Special Lokyukta Judge NK Sudhidhra Rao
posted the petitions for orders to August 8.

The six are facing charges of irregularities in allotment
of land of Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board in BK
Halli village to a software company, floated by an aide of
Naidu.

On July 8, the Lokayukta police had filed a chargesheet
in the case against nine persons for irregularities in
allotment of land.

Naidu had resigned from the BS Yeddyurappa ministry last
December after registration of FIR. Two of the accused are
absconding and one got anticipatory bail recently.

PTI



First Published: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 23:56

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