Karnataka court on Saturday, June 1, granted bail to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar in connection with a defamation case filed against them by BJP leader Keshava Prasad.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had pressed charges against the Congress leaders for disseminating false advertisements targeting its party leaders, including the then Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. On Saturday, Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar appeared before the 42nd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate. Following their plea, the court has granted them bail. 

BJP MLC and General Secretary Keshav Prasad had filed the defamation case alleging that 40 per cent commission was charged for execution of all public works. The case was filed against Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

More details awaited……

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Published: 01 Jun 2024, 12:07 PM IST

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