Karnataka BJP MLA Despatched To Lokayukta Custody For five Days In Bribery Case

Anti-corruption department of Lokayukta had arrested his son for bribery of Rs 40 lakh (File)

Bengaluru:

A Particular Court docket for individuals’s representatives on Wednesday despatched Karnataka BJP MLA Madal Virupakshappa to Lokayukta police custody for 5 days in reference to a corruption case.

Decide B Jayant Kumar gave the order.

Virupakshappa was arrested close to Kyathasandra toll plaza in Tumakuru on March 27, in a bribery case, after his bail software was rejected by Karnataka Excessive Court docket.

The BJP MLA was arrested whereas he was on his option to Bengaluru from Channagiri after attending an occasion.

His advocates requested bail on well being grounds. However Lokayukta police sought ten days of custody. Contemplating his presence within the inquiry, the court docket granted 5 days of custody.

Lokayukta police began an investigation wherein he’s the prime accused after arresting his son Maadal Prashant.

Notably, BJP MLA Madal Virupakshappa whose son was arrested whereas he was taking a bribe of Rs 40 lakh on March 3, appeared earlier than Lokayukta in Bengaluru on March 9.

The anti-corruption department of Lokayukta had arrested his son Prashanth Madal for bribery of Rs 40 lakh.

“The anti-corruption department of Lokayukta caught Prashanth Madal whereas taking a bribe of Rs 40 lakh. Over Rs 1.7 crore in money was recovered from his workplace,” Karnataka Lokayukta had earlier stated.

Lokayukta was on obligation after getting a criticism in regards to the demand for a bribe. Over Rs 1.7 crore money was discovered at Prashanth Madal’s workplace, Lokayukta officers stated earlier within the month.

Chatting with reporters, Virupakshappa stated that the cash discovered within the raid was his “earned cash”.

“It was our earned cash. I’ve not performed any unlawful transactions as president of KSDL. We stored the cash from our groundnut plantation and crusher at house. This cash was found throughout the Lokayukta raid. I’ve a doc for that cash and I’ll give it,” he stated earlier within the month.

He additional stated that he wouldn’t stop the occasion even after the occasion expelled him from the first membership.

“Nevertheless, I can’t stop the BJP. I’ll show my innocence within the case and I’ll get a clear chit in a authorized battle. BJP is my mom occasion,” he added.

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