Karnataka HC junks FIRs against former CM Yeddyurappa

The Lokayukta Police registered 15 FIRs against Yeddyurappa in June 2015 based on a complaint lodged by RTI activist Jayakumar Hiremath.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published: January 6, 2016 1:12:50 am
File photo of Yeddyurappa File photo of Yeddyurappa

In a major relief to former chief minister and BJP national vice-president B S Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High Court Tuesday quashed proceedings in 15 FIRs registered against him by Lokayukta Police in connection with denotification of BDA-acquired land favouring landowners.

The single bench of Justice Rathnakala not only quashed the proceedings, but also issued a direction not to register any case against Yeddyurappa based on the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report.

The Lokayukta Police registered 15 FIRs against Yeddyurappa in June 2015 based on a complaint lodged by RTI activist Jayakumar Hiremath.

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