BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday restored a private complaint against former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader, B S Yediyurappa and his family members, accusing them of ‘taking bribe’ for awarding government contracts.

Sessions court

here had dismissed a plea seeking a probe into the allegations of corruption against Yediyurappa as the then Governor had refused to sanction it. T J Abraham, a social activist, had lodged the complaint alleging that Yediyurappa and his family members had taken bribe from Ramalingam Construction Company and other shell companies in return for awarding Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) contracts.
He had sought a special investigation team (SIT) investigation into the charges. Others named in the complaint are Yediyurappa’s son B Y Vijayendra, grandson

Shashidar Maradi

, son-in-law

Sanjay Sree

, Chandrakanth Ramalingam, current BDA chairperson and MLA S

T Somashekar

, IAS officer G C Prakash, K Ravi and Virupakshappa.
After the Sessio

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