Land scam: Yeddyurappa appears before Lokayukta court

Case pertains to alleged illegal denotifcation of govt land in Hebbal,Sreerampura.

Written by Agencies | Bangalore | Published: March 16, 2012 4:14 pm

Former chief minister of Karnataka B S Yeddyurappa on Friday appeared before the Lokayukta court in connection with an illegal land denotification case.

Besides Yeddyurappa,his two sons B Y Raghavendra and B Y Vijayendra,son-in-law Sohan Kumar and three other accused also appeared before Lokayukta Court judge N K Sudhindra Rao in the case filed on the fourth private complaint by advocate Sirajin Basha.

The court adjourned the case to April 12 for further hearing.

All the accused,who have already been granted anticipatory bail by the Karnataka High Court in this case,appeared in the court in response to summons issued by it on February 23.

The case pertains to alleged illegal denotifcation of government land in Hebbal,Sreerampura and allotment of site in RMC-II stage.

This is the third private complaint out of the five in which Yeddyurappa has been issued summons. In October last year,he was sent to judicial custody when he appeared before the court in two corruption cases. He was subsequently released on bail.

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