Mysuru: A City Court has granted anticipatory bail to G.D. Harishgowda, son of MLA G.T. Devegowda and 27 others including G.T. Devegowda’s brother G.T. Yaduvar and KHB Engineer Sannamallapa in connection with the alleged KHB land acquisition scam.
The Third additional District and Sessions Court Judge Suddeendranath who heard the bail plea of the 28 accused on Thursday, granted conditional anticipatory bail to them.
The State Government had handed over the probe into to Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB).
The ACB which began the probe, filed an FIR against 46 persons including MLA G.T. Devegowda’s son G.D. Harishgowda and G.T. Yaduvar.
They were accused of cheating the farmers in payment of compensation for the land acquired by the KHB near Gunghral Chathra in Yelwal Hobli of the taluk and surrounding areas.