FIR lodged against former MLA

Haveri: Halageri police on Monday registered an FIR against former Byadagi MLA Rudrappa Lamani for allegedly obstructing a tahisldar from taking action against an illegal stone crushing unit owned by him.

"We have registered an FIR against Lamani for obstructing tahsildar of Ranebennur taluk, Mohammad Jabbar from performing his duties", police sources said.

According to police, Lamani recently obstructed Jabbar who had gone the stone crushing unit to stop the work on the ground it was being done without a licence.