Karnataka HC stays proceedings in case against BJP MLA for his remarks on Siddaramaiah

Updated: Jun 9 2023 10:57PM

Bengaluru, Jun 9 (PTI) The High Court of Karnataka on Friday granted an interim stay on the proceedings in a case against Belthangady BJP MLA Harish Poonja for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

The case against Poonja was registered at Belthangady police station over his comments made during his poll victory speech in May claiming that Siddaramaiah had "got 24 Hindu activists killed" during the Congress rule between 2013-18..

Justice M Nagaprasanna granted the stay on a petition by Poonja.