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Yeddyurappa sues Kumaraswamy

india Updated: Dec 29, 2008 16:41 IST

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday filed a criminal and civil suit against former chief minister and JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy, for levelling bribery charges against him.

The case was filed before the Principal Civil and Sessions Court Judge H S Kempanna, who adjourned the hearing till Tuesday.

The petition filed by Yeddyurappa said that on October one, Kumaraswamy son of former prime minister H D Deve Gowda alleged that a Rs 50 crore kickback was involved in awarding the contract for construction of residential quarters for economically-weaker sections in Ejipura here to a private construction company Maverick Holdings.

The petition was filed under IPC Sec 199 and sub Sec 234.