Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Rao gets bail

After the Karnataka High Court dismissed his plea to quash the chargesheet against him, Justice Rao appeared before a special court at Mayo Hall.

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The Lokayukta special court on Monday granted bail to Former Lokayukta Justice Bhaskar Rao. Justice Rao is accused of misusing his official powers.

[Also Read: K'taka HC refuses to quash chargesheet against former lokayukta Justice Rao]

After the Karnataka High Court dismissed his plea to quash the chargesheet against him, Justice Rao appeared before a special court at Mayo Hall. Justice Rao's counsel filed a petition seeking bail following which the court granted granted him interim bail.

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Justice Rao has been accused of allowing his son to use the office of Lokayukta for extortion. His name features as accused number 4 in the chargesheet filed by a special investigating team. His son Ashwin Rao and then Lokayukta PRO Syed Riyaz are prime accused in the case.

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