Bengaluru: The bail plea of Lokayukta Joint Commissioner (PRO) Syed Riyaz has been rejected by the Lokayukta Special Court. The complaint was filed against him by KPCC member and industrialist P N Krishnamurthy.
Judge V.G. Bopaiah after hearing arguments from the defence counsel and the prosecution rejected the bail plea. The other accused in the case, Sadik whose custody ended on Thursday, has been remanded to judicial custody till September 2.
Narasimhamurthy, another accused in the case, who was working in the police chief office, has been suspended after the SIT arrested him.
In the Bangalore Club case, the High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of the two advocates who had approached the high court pleading to be made parties in the matter by filing intervening applications claiming that the property in question is actually a part of defence estate and neither the state’s nor the Bangalore Club’s claim can be upheld.