Cong leader D K Shivakumar moves court for bail

Cong leader D K Shivakumar moves court for bail

Former minister and Congress leader D K Shivakumar today sought bail from the Lokayukta court in connection with an illegal land denotification and irregularities in housing cooperative societies cases filed against him.

Lokayukta Court judge N K Sundhindra adjourned the bail application to July 16 for hearing.

On July 5, the Lokayukta court had ordered issue of summons to former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, Shivakumar and others in an illegal land denotication and illegalities in housing cooperative societies cases filed against him by social activist T J Abraham and Kapalegowda and adjourned the matter to August 2.

The accused have been charged under sections 13(1)(c), 13(1)(d), 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1958, section 3 of the Karnataka Restriction of Transfer of Land Act 1991 and sections 417, 409, 465 and 468 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). 

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