The Special Investigation Team (SIT) arrested Ganga Ram Baderiya, Principal Secretary Government of Karnataka, in connection with the Janthakal illegal mining case.
He is likely to produced before court 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.
Janthakal Enterprises, a mining company, is involved in the illegal mining case. Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde's report names Janthakal Enterprises, a mining company, involved in the illegal mining case.
Kumaraswamy and Dharam Singh are already facing SIT cases in Janthakal illegal mining case.
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