Yeddyurappa files anticipatory bail applications

Apprehending arrest, former CM filed applications in the HC seeking bail in two cases.

Bangalore: Apprehending his arrest, former
Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday filed applications in the
High Court seeking bail in two cases pertaining to alleged
irregularities in land denotification and an irrigation

He moved his bail plea on a private complaint filed against
him before Lokayukta court, alleging irregularities in
denotification of land acquired by the Bangalore Development
Authority (BDA).

The Lokayukta court had issued summons to Yeddyurappa on
August 8 seeking his appearance before it on August 27 in
the case filed by advocate Sirajin Basha.

Yeddyurappa also moved another application praying for
bail in a case which the Lokayukta court has referred to
Lokayukta police for investigating a complaint filed by JDS
leader YSV Datta, alleging financial irregularities in award
of tender on Upper Bhadra project to a private firm.

Meanwhile, Lokayukta police today served summons issued by
a special court on Yeddyurappa, seeking his appearance before
it on August 27 in connection with a complaint filed against
him over alleged irregularities in denotification of a land.

The summon was served on Yeddyurappa in person, a Lokayukta
police official said.

A Lokayukta Special Court on August 8 had ordered issue of
summons on Yeddyurappa, who was forced to quit as Chief
Minister following his indictment in a Lokayukta report on
illegal mining, and 14 others.


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