BENGALURU: Former corporator V Nagaraj and his two sons N Gandhi and N Shastri moved High Court on Thursday seeking bail. However, Justice Rathnakala adjourned the hearing to September 14. The accused sought bail in all seven cases registered against including charges of kidnap and extortion and possession of demonetised currency.
During the hearing, Nagaraj’s counsel argued that the cases were registered against them only after the accused levelled charges against the police officers. However, the public prosecutor argued that as many as 52 cases were pending against Nagaraj, who is also a rowdy sheeter. He was found possesing demonetised currency worth crores of rupees, he argued.As the chargesheet has been filed, bail pleas may be considered, Nagaraj’s counsel pleaded.
BSY’s plea hearing adjourned to Monday
Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of petitions filed by former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to Monday. Yeddyurappa had challenged the two FIRs registered by ACB for allegedly denotifying land to the extent of 257 acres acquired for Dr Shivaram Karanth Layout when he was chief minister. Meanwhile, the undertaking given by the ACB before the court that it will neither arrest nor summon Yeddyurappa will be continued till Monday.