Marigowda bail plea: Judge recuses

Published: 02nd August 2016 03:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2016 03:25 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Justice B Sreenivase Gowda on Monday recused himself from hearing the anticipatory bail plea of Chief Minsiter Siddaramaiah’s aide K Marigowda, who is accused of threatening Mysuru DC C Shikha.

When the interim anticipatory bail came up for hearing in the morning session, Marigowda’s counsel requested the court to allow the plea as the accused intended to participate in the funeral of Rakesh Siddaramaiah.

However, Justice Gowda said he will direct the police to take Marigowda to the funeral if he surrenders before the local police. But the counsel did not agree  and said he had to take instructions from his client. Therefore, the matter was posted for Wednesday.

Meanwhile, in the afternoon session, Justice Gowda passed the order recusing himself from hearing the case. Therefore, the matter was placed before Justice Anand Byrareddy who will take up the hearing on Tuesday.

Marigowda, a former Mysuru Zilla Panchayat president, absconded after a case was registered against him.

Stay up to date on all the latest Bengaluru news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp