Three more complaints filed against Karna CM

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Bangalore, Jan 24 (PTI) Three more complaints weretoday filed against Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappaand others in connection with alleged land scam cases even asthe BJP is mulling a strategy to deal with the politicalsituation arising out of the Governor''s sanction to prosecutehim.

The complaints filed by Advocate Sirajin Basha relateto the alleged illegal transfer of land, abuse of power,criminal conspiracy, cheating and securing of illegal gain forthe kith and kin of the Chief Minister and those associatedwith him.

The Chief Minister has been named as common accused inall the three complaints filed in the 23rd Additional City andCivil Sessions court and the two complaints filed yesterday.

The Chief Minister''s son, in-laws, and companies thatallegedly benefitted from the land deals were named as accusedin the complaints.

As per the complaints, Yeddyurappa and others hadallegedly secured monetary gain of over Rs 189 crore andcaused a loss to the exchequer to the tune of over Rs 465crore.

Sirajin Basha is one of the two advocates on whosepetitions Governor H R Bhardwaj gave the sanction forprosecution proceedings against Yeddyurappa.

BJP had dubbed the sanction as constitutionally"improper" and "politically motivated".

Yeddyurappa had met senior leaders L K Advani and ArunJaitley in Delhi yesterday to chalk out a strategy to dealwith the political situation arising out of the Governor''ssanction to prosecute him for his alleged involvement in landscams.

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