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Illegal land allotment: FIR filed against BJP MLA

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Bangalore: An FIR was filed against ruling BJP MLA C T Ravi by Lokayukta police in connection with alleged irregularities in securing government land in Chikmagalur.

The FIR was filed following an order of the Special Lokayukta Court directing the Lokayukta Police to investigate a private complaint against Ravi relating to alleged violation of rules in securing land sites and submit a report on January 18.

FIRs have also been filed against six others. Ravi has been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act, Lokayukta Dy SP, Abdul Ahad told PTI. Lokayukta Court judge N K Sudhindra Rao on December 17 admitted the private complaint by municipal councillor of Chikmagalur, Devi Prasad.

Prasad has accused Ravi of securing allotment of three civic amenity sites from Karnataka Housing Board (KHB) in violation of rules. (Agencies)

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