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Legally SpeakingKarnataka HC stays case against CM Siddaramaiah

The Karnataka High Court has recently granted an interim stay on the proceedings in a case registered against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for holding a protest march seeking the resignation of BJP leader KS Eshwarappa from the cabinet in 2022. Siddaramaiah, who was the then leader of the opposition, led the march from Congress Bhavan to the residence of then Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. The criminal petition filed by Siddaramaiah seeking quashing of the case which was heard by the special bench constituted to hear petitions by sitting and former MLAs and ministers. Justice M Nagaprasanna heard the petition at Dharwad’s High Court bench. However, after listening to the arguments of the counsel for the petitioner, the bench stayed the proceedings in the case until the next date of hearing on September 15.

Alleging that Eshwarappa was responsible for the suicide of contractor Santosh Patil and demanding his resignation, the Congress party led by Siddaramaiah had held a protest on April 14, 2022. Furthermore, an FIR was registered in this regard at the High Grounds Police Station, against the protestors for obstructing traffic and disturbing law & order. The police who conducted the investigation submitted the charge sheet on February 12, 2023 where Siddaramaiah is the main accused. The case is pending before the 42nd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court.

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