Press Esc to close
Saturday 20 December 2014
News updated at 3:47 PM IST
Weather
Max: 24°C
Min : 18.2°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

HC grants advance bail to Balakrishna Gowda

Bangalore, Aug 22 , 2012 DHNS:

The High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to H D Balakrishna Gowda, the eldest son of former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda.


Balakrishna Gowda is facing charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income in the Special Lokayukta Court. Justice V Jagannathan directed Balakrishna Gowda to furnish a personal bond for Rs two lakh and two sureties for the like sum. He has been directed to be present at all the hearings in the trial court. He has also been restrained from leaving the country without prior permission.


The Lokayukta police on August 7 filed a charge sheet against H D Balakrishna Gowda, a retired KAS officer.  


The Lokayukta police had submitted that the percentage of disproportionate assets was 43, during Balakrishna’s service as a KAS officer from 1985-2005.


Balakrishna sought voluntary retirement from service in April 2005. The amount of disproportionate assets according to the police was Rs 5.24 crore. The police were investigating the matter after the Court referred a private complaint filed by S N Balakrishna, a retired teacher, who claimed that Balakrishna had amassed wealth disproportionate to his income to the tune of several hundred crores though his income did not exceed Rs 27 lakh during his years of service.

Nithya case adjourned


The State government has sought two more days to file objections in the case filed by Nithyananda in the High Court, challenging the order of a Ramanagara court that medical tests be conducted on the self-styled godman. The High Court has already stayed the tests. The matter has been adjourned to August 24.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
People takes protection against cold with woollens...

People takes protection against cold with woollens...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523