Bangalore: A CBI court will continue hearing former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's bail plea on Tuesday. The Lingayat strongman had moved court after CBI raids in connection with an illegal mining case earlier this month.
The investigative agency had opposed Yeddyurappa's bail, claiming he could influence the probe.
Being a former chief minister, Yeddyurappa is a highly influential person and therefore custodial interrogation may be necessary, the CBI said.
The CBI said it also needs to question some officials who worked with Yeddyurappa and submitted that it would hamper its ongoing probe ordered by Supreme Court, if the accused were granted anticipatory bail....more
09:41 AM, May 29, 2012