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Illegal mining case: SIT arrests Karnataka Principal Secy

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India 

Principal Secretary of Department was on Monday arrested in the illegal mining case.

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) arrested Ganga Ram Baderiya, Principal Secretary of Karnataka, in connection with the Janthakal illegal mining case.

He is likely to produced before on Tuesday. He was arrested for his file notings in 2007 as commissioner of mines during H. D. Kumaraswamy's Chief Ministership to renew the mining lease.

Baderia, IAS officer 1989 batch, was promoted to the post in March this year from Secretary department (Disaster Management, Bhoomi and UPOR) of

Janthakal Enterprises, a mining company, is involved in the illegal mining case. Lokayukta Santosh Hegde's report names Janthakal Enterprises, a mining company, involved in the illegal mining case.

Kumaraswamy and are already facing SIT cases in Janthakal illegal mining case.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 23:32 IST
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