Justice Shivaraj Virupanna Patil, Karnataka Lokayukta Justice resigned over Charges of Violating Housing Society Laws

  • Facing charges of violating co-operative housing society laws, Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Shivaraj Virupanna Patil resigned from his post

  • Accusations are that he owned two residential sites in Bangalore city. Media reveal showed abnormality in the allocation of two residential plots to him and his wife.
  • Patil, who took charge as the Lokayukta on August 3, 2011 is the first ombudsman (Lokayukta) to leave office without completing the term
  • Justice Patil replaced Justice Santosh Hegde, whose report on illegal mining ended Yeddyurappa’s chief ministership in Karnataka

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