‘Satyameva Jayate,’ tweets Yeddyurappa after court acquits him in mining bribe case

The court acquitted Yeddyurappa in a Rs 40 crore bribing case

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 26, 2016 3:37 pm
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BS Yeddyurappa, former Karnataka chief minister and the current BJP state president, said he stood vindicated after the court acquitted him in a Rs 40 crore bribing case in connection with alleged grant of favours to a JSW Steel affiliate in the mining of iron ore.

Minutes after the court pronounced him not guilty, Yeddyurappa tweeted, “Satyameva Jayate.”

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“Justice is done, I stand vindicated… Thanks to all well wishers,friends & supporters who stood with me in my tough times…” he wrote in another tweet.

Outside the court, the BJP leader told reporters that the court has called the allegations against him ‘false and politically motivated.’

Along with the former chief minister, the court cleared his two sons, a son-in-law, steel major JSW Steel and four Bellary-based JSW Steel affiliates of the charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery and corruption charges.

A chargesheet was filed by the CBI in October, 2012 in which Yeddyurappa and 12 others were accused of corruption after investigations purportedly revealed that Rs 20 crore was deposited in personal bank accounts of his sons B Y Raghavendra (now a BJP MLA in Karnataka) and B Y Vijendra, and his son-in-law Sohan Kumar between August and September 2010.

The CBI had claimed that the money came from South West Mining Company, a JSW Steel affiliate, for allegedly granting favours to the company to mine iron ore.

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    Jay
    Oct 26, 2016 at 7:04 am
    Another blow for the Con Party. The Italian led Con Party, the real corrupt mafia, falsely accused BJP leader dyurappa of corruption. No wonder, the Con Party could not prove any of the charges.
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      SubbuI
      Oct 26, 2016 at 8:11 am
      WHAT SATYAMEVA JAYETHE ADD TO THAT CBI COURT ". NAMATHE" MEANING CBI COURT IN OURS IN TAMIL AND KANNADA. lt;br/gt;WHEN ENCOUNTER KILLER CAN GET AQUITED AFTER COMING TO POWER. THIS JUDGEMENT WAS ON EXPECTED LINE AND THERE WOULD NOT BE ANY APPEAL FOR NOW. That is the real SATHYAMEVA " in the present set up
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        SubbuI
        Oct 26, 2016 at 8:23 am
        SATYAMEVA JAYATHE-CBI COURT NAMATHElt;br/gt;VICTORY TO TRUTH-CBI COURT IS OURSlt;br/gt;DY IS INNOCENT SO IS KALNAYAK SHAH. lt;br/gt;VOTE BJP-FOLLOW RSSlt;br/gt;WHY ONE NATION. THEY WILL DIVIDE IN TO MANYlt;br/gt;SAMPOORNA HINDU RASHTRA-lt;br/gt;REAL NATIONALIST DREAMSlt;br/gt;ALL OTHERS ARE TRAITORSlt;br/gt;SEND THEM TO STHAN
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          asdasd
          Oct 26, 2016 at 7:27 am
          "Mast Saive Chahete"
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            asdasd
            Oct 26, 2016 at 7:06 am
            So where did the money come from . . .not able to find the trial is no the reason for u to be non-corrupt . . . . b*j*p is sleeping . ..or it has it asked to 'donate' for campaingning ? ? ? kaannlaaaan dhaaan .. . vapas laenge . .kahan gae? . . . vaps aneke baad . . hum use karenge . .aap jaise aamm admiyon ke brain wah ke liye . .
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              asdasd
              Oct 26, 2016 at 7:25 am
              if this is the definition of ease of doing business . . . people are going to run away . .iit and iim guys are selling kachaa baniyaan moze online . . .where are we going towards. . .rgulations are just for intimidation and extortion . ..congi was expert at that. b*j*p has learnt that . .. .election commission should provide disqualify button .. now onwards during voting . .
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                Gurjar Shivraj
                Oct 26, 2016 at 7:03 am
                No change ..same old story ..no hope for the nation ..sad
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                  boyce
                  Oct 26, 2016 at 7:23 am
                  Only fools will believe this man is not corrupt. One like you. It looks like this is the future of BJP followers. A life blaming congress for every thing. Cannot go far with this plan.
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