Bangalore, Sep 20: Karnataka Lokayukta Police on Tuesday raided residence and office of Sohan Kumar, the son-in-law of former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, over charges of corruption.
The sleuths of Lokayukta police searched the properties of Sohan Kumar in connection with illegal land transaction and went away with documents.
The police looked for documents and other evidence related to grafts cases against the former chief minister and his family members.
Former Lokayukta Santosh Hegde’s independent inquiry into mining graft in Karnataka, accused Yeddyurappa and other key officials for causing a loss of at least 160 billion rupees to the state exchequer between 2006 and 2010 from illegal mining and a litany of abuses.
Yeddyurappa tendered his resignation on July 31 to Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj, following allegations of corruption that was later accepted. (ANI)