15 cases withdrawn

The departments’ views, especially when it comes to police cases in Bellary involving the Tourism Minister and Health Minister, are overlooked by the Cabinet. Home Minister V S Acharya, in a written reply to M C Nanaiah (JD-S) in the Council on Thursday stated that 15 criminal cases were booked and the same were withdrawn between 2008-09 and 2009-10.
The Government had sought the opinions of the Home and Law departments regarding the cases. The officials of these departments had recommended against withdrawing all the 15 cases.

Acharya said the cases were withdrawn as per the discretion of the Cabinet.

The Home Minister stated that in 2009-10, highest  number of criminal cases were withdrawn in Mysore (17) followed by Bellary (15) and Mandya (12).

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