1. Senior IAS officer Gangaram Bhaderia arrested by Lokayukta SIT in mining case

Senior IAS officer Gangaram Bhaderia arrested by Lokayukta SIT in mining case

A senior IAS officer has been arrested here by the Lokayukta Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Janthakal mining case. Gangaram Bhaderia, who currently serves as Principal Secretary (Mujurai and stamping), is a 1989-batch officer.

By: | Bengaluru | Published: May 16, 2017 12:09 PM
Senior IAS officer, Gangaram Bhaderia,  Lokayukta Special Investigating Team, Mining case He was arrested after questioning, IGP of the Lokayukta SIT, K S R Charan Reddy told.(Reuters)

A senior IAS officer has been arrested here by the Lokayukta Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Janthakal mining case. Gangaram Bhaderia, who currently serves as Principal Secretary (Mujurai and stamping), is a 1989-batch officer. He was arrested after questioning, IGP of the Lokayukta SIT, K S R Charan Reddy, told PTI. Reddy said Bhaderia was produced before the Lokayukta special court yesterday which remanded him in three days police custody.

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He was arrested yesterday in connection with the alleged irregularities of Janthakal enterprises when he was the commissioner of mines during the chief ministership of H D Kumaraswamy. The SIT had registered the cases against Kumaraswamy and his predecessor Dharam Singh as also against several officers in connection with the case at the direction of the Supreme Court.

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