Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Jagadish Shettar appeared in the Lokayukta Special Court on Monday in connection with the bribery case against KGF BJP MLA Y Sampangi. Shettar, who was Assembly Speaker when Sampangi was trapped by Lokayukta police in January 2009 for accepting a bribe of Rs. 5 lakh from a businessman, had permitted the MLA’s prosecution. Hence, he was issued summons regarding the case recently.
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