Big relief for former CM BSY: SC issues stay order over HC’s orders for an investigation


New Delhi, September 23, 2022 ( The Hon’ble Supreme Court, today issued stay orders against the High Court orders to conduct an investigation against the former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who is facing charges of corruption. Thus, the it is a big relief for the former CM.
B.S. Yediyurappa had appealed in the Hon’ble Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court’s orders of initiating an investigation against himself and others over charges of corruption, under the Prevention of Corruption Act. He had appealed in the Supreme Court requesting a stay order against the Karnataka High Court’s order for an investigation though there is no prior permission of the Hon’ble Governor.
The Hon’ble Surpeme Court bench comprising Justice D.Y. Chandrachood has issued stay orders. Along with 8 others, Yediyurappa is facing charges of corruption in one of the BDA contract works, following a complaint lodged by social activist T.J. Abraham.
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