BJP MLA ticket scam: Chaitra Kundapura discharged from hospital, CCB probe continues

Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS): Chaitra Kundapura, the main accused in the BJP MLA ticket scandal, was discharged from the Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru on Monday.

The doctors at the hospital said that she is absolutely normal. Kundapura was rushed to the hospital after collapsed during the questioning. Family sources said that she suffered from epilepsy.

However, the police sources claimed that she created high-drama to avoid the questioning. The medical tests have confirmed that Kundapura did not suffer from any complications.

Police have seized fixed deposits worth Rs 1.1 crores and Rs 40 lakh from her SUV car in connection with the ticket scam.

Special Wing CCB Police arrested Kundapura and her gang on charges of cheating an industrialist Govinda Babu Poojari for Rs 5 crores in lieu of promising him a BJP MLA ticket.

Sources said that she will be questioned on the alleged recovery of cash of Rs 40 lakh and fixed deposits of 1.1 crore, SUV vehicle and gold ornaments worth over Rs 23 lakh. The cash and gold were seized in Udupi, Kundapura and the SUV was tracked down in Bagalkot of north Karnataka region.

Meanwhile, Kundapura has claimed involvement of influential BJP leaders in the scam. She had also written a letter to the Enforcement of Directorate (ED) regarding the scam.

The known pontiff Abhinava Halasri, who had allegedly received Rs 1.5 crore from the industrialist promising BJP ticket is absconding.








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  • Monty Dotor, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 19 2023

    This is called Hysterical is not Epilepsy. Now more people in the gang will get similar problems, best to ignore such "Nautanki "...

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  • M.Mathias, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 19 2023

    Only drama to escape from questioning. Why anti national RSS Godi media and their feku anchors are silence???

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  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Sep 19 2023

    Collapsed ?Should have left alone what she would further do.Epilapsy ?Does she know what it is and symptoms?With this trick she must have collected money.Chaitra with wichitra kind of tricks.Lock her up for many years inside.She should get down from her Post.Noone is Protesting from her Party?

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  • Sanju, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 18 2023

    Poora nataka gang leaders

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  • Rajesh G, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 18 2023

    People of Kundapura should thank her for putting Kundapuras name on global map. If not for her arrest, she may have been the prime speaker at the G20 summit.

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  • vishnu bhat, bangalore

    Mon, Sep 18 2023

    tried party senior BSY's tricks when arrested?

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  • Mario, Bangalore

    Mon, Sep 18 2023

    Best stand up Tulu actress award for 2023 🤣

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