BSY kin seeks to implead HDK

Sandeep Patil, Counsel for Sohan Kumar who appeared before XXIII Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge, Chandrashekar B Hipparagi sought to stay the further proceedings in a private complaint lodged by two City-based advocates K N Balaraj and Sirajin Basha who obtained sanction from the Governor to prosecute Chief Minister B S Yedyurappa.

Stay sought

In his application, Sohan Kumar stated that he is seeking to stay the proceedings under Section 210 of CrPC as similar allegations in a complaint related to denotification scam made by Y S V Datta is being investigated by the Lokayukta.

The matter is being probed already, he said. The magistrate shall stay further proceedings following the complaints, he added.

In the second application submitted before the Court, the counsel requested the court to summon H D Kumaraswamy under Section 319 of CrPC as he is a co-accused in the same case.

The application said that as the material before the court would reveal, the denotification was done by Kumaraswamy when he was a chief minister, at Rachenahalli village coming under Arkavathi village.

Judge Chandrashekar B Hippargi,posted the matter to January 31. C H Hanumantharaya, counsel for complainants objected to the applications stating that the accused has no locus standi.

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