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Yeddyurappa has no heart ailment: Doctors

india Updated: Oct 17, 2011 18:45 IST
BS Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, arrested in connection with two corruption cases, may be back in jail on Tuesday as he has no heart ailment, doctors indicated on Monday.

On Tuesday, his pleas for bail will also be heard by the Karnataka High Court.

“Angiogram done Monday shows no blockage in his heart. He will be discharged Tuesday,” Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research director CN Manjunath told reporters here.

Yeddyurappa was brought to the Jayadeva Institute early Sunday as he complained of chest pain within hours of being lodged in Bangalore’s main jail in eastern suburb Parappana Agrahara Saturday evening.

Manjunath said Yeddyurappa needs treatment for back pain, diabetes and other minor ailments.

Yeddyurappa was on Saturday sent to judicial custody till Oct 22 by special Lokayukta court judge N.K. Sudhindra Rao in two of five cases of corruption and illegal land deals filed by two Bangalore advocates in Januaray this year.

The advocates, Sirajin Bhasha and N. K. Balaraj, have charged Yeddyurappa, his two sons - BJP Lok Sabha member BY Raghavendra and BY Vijayendra, son-in-law R Sohan Kumar, - of conspiracy to denotify government land in return for monetary gains.

Former state Muzrai (endowments) minister S N Krishnaiah Shetty, BJP legislator Hemachanda Sagar and several others are also accused in the cases.

Rao has given conditional bail to all the accused, except Yeddyurappa and Shetty, who too has moved the high court for bail.