The Karnataka Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has filed instances towards two govt officers who paid bribes to self-styled astrologer Yuvaraj to safe best administrative positions.
The transfer comes after town primarily based NGO Janaadhikaara Sangarsha Parishath filed a criticism with the ACB. Within the criticism, co-presidents Adarsh R Iyer and Prakash Babu B Ok have additionally sought a case towards retired Prime Courtroom pass judgement on Indrakala B S, who allegedly paid Rs 8.28 crore to the astrologer for securing the put up of Governor.
Yuvaraj alias Swami used to be first of all arrested by way of the Bengaluru Police on December 16, 2020 at the foundation of a criticism filed by way of businessman Ok P Sudheendra Reddy, who stated the astrologer cheated him of Rs 1.5 crore by way of promising to make him the chairman of the Karnataka State Highway Shipping Company by way of the usage of his connections in govt.
After equivalent instances got here to mild, 4 lawsuits have been filed sooner than the ACB and 3 FIRs had been registered, regardless that the police are but to e book Indrakala, with resources announcing that officers are in quest of criminal opinion as as to whether they are able to e book a retired HC pass judgement on.
In keeping with the complainant NGO, in all of the instances, the officers had no longer reported the alleged bribing to the ACB inside of a stipulated length of 7 days, as in line with The Prevention of Corruption (Modification) Act, 2018.