Yeddy's anticipatory bail plea adjourned to Aug 22



Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday adjourned till August 22 hearing of the anticipatory bail applications filed by former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in two cases.

The first case related to a private complaint alleging irregularities in denotification of land acquired by the Bangalore Development Authority, in which Yeddyurappa had been issued summons by the Lokayukta court on August 8.

The other case was on a complaint charging him with financial irregularities in award of tenders on Upper Bhadra project to a private firm.

In the first case, senior counsel for the petitioner (Yeddyurappa) sought to make Sirajin Basha, the city-based advocate who had filed the complaint against him, a party and filed a memo to this effect.

In the second complaint filed by JDS spokesperson Y S V Dutta in which an FIR has already been filed, Justice L Narayana Swamy granted time till August 22 to Lokayukta police probing the case, to file its objections and adjourned hearing of both applications.

PTI