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Less than two weeks after B S Yeddyurappa was made the state BJP chief, Karnataka’s Congress government Wednesday announced its decision to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the dismissal of as many as 15 cases of corruption against the former chief minister.
The Karnataka government will file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court against a Karnataka High Court order quashing proceedings in 15 FIRs registered by the Lokayukta police against Yeddyurappa in connection with the denotification of land in Bengaluru in favour of private parties.
Law Minister T B Jayachandra, who on April 13 had stated that the Congress government was keeping its options open on the matter, confirmed that an appeal will be filed. He added that a decision on the matter was actually taken on February 24.
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