The Supreme Court docket on Friday stayed proceedings towards former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior BJP chief BS Yediyurappa in an alleged corruption case.
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli issued discover to the personal complainant on a plea difficult the Karnataka Excessive Court docket order restoring the criticism towards Mr Yediyurappa and others.
“There shall be a keep of proceedings as far as the petitioner is worried,” the bench stated.
The Karnataka Excessive Court docket on September 7 had restored a non-public criticism towards Mr Yediyurappa and his members of the family. The complainant had accused him of taking bribe for awarding authorities contracts.
A Classes courtroom had earlier dismissed a plea looking for a probe into the allegations of corruption towards Mr Yediyurappa because the then Governor had refused to sanction it.
TJ Abraham, a social activist, had lodged the criticism alleging that Mr Yediyurappa and his members of the family had taken bribe from Ramalingam Development Firm and different shell firms in return for awarding Bangalore Improvement Authority (BDA) contracts.
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