Cases against CM: Hearing twice a week

Cases against CM: Hearing twice a week

Judge C B Hipparagi on Wednesday declared that he would hear the case on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Supreme Court verdict

The complainant - advocate Sirajin Basha- had cited a Supreme Court verdict which said that petitions pertaining to land scams should be heard on daily basis to complete the hearing at the earliest.

He had requested the court to adopt the procedure while hearing the complaint against the chief minister.

Basha's counsel submitted the original records pertaining to lands scams at Rachenahalli and Vyalikaval.

Second complainant

Meanwhile, the court recorded the statement of advocate Balaraj who has also filed a complaint against Yeddyurappa.

In his sworn statement, Balaraj reiterated the statements made by Sirajin Basha.

Nepotism charges

Following the Governor H R Bhardwaj's sanction to prosecute Yeddyurappa, Basha and Balaraj had filed complaints against the chief minister, his sons B Y Vijayendra and B Y Raghavendra, MP, son-in-law Sohan Kumar, and others for alleged nepotism and corruption in land denotification.