HC orders notice to BSY

HC orders notice to BSY

The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday ordered notice to former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, his son B Y Raghavendra and former deputy chief minister K S Eshwarappa in connection with alleged illegal denotification of forest land at Hunasekatte in Bhadravathi taluk of Shimoga district.

Vinod Kumar, a Shimoga-based advocate, had filed a complaint alleging that Yeddyurappa had misused his position to denotify 69 acres of land in Bhadravathi in 2010. The Lokayukta had dismissed his complaint following which Kumar had approached the High Court.
The Court too had dismissed his review petition stating that he had not obtained sanction for prosecution from appropriate authority. However, the petitioner approached the court after obtaining necessary sanctions.Justice S N Satyanarayana ordered issue of notice.

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