Forensics lab confirms voice samples of BJP leaders Ananth Kumar, Yeddyurappa

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The voice samples in the DVD containing a conversation between Bharatiya Janata Party State unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar over allegations of payments to party high command have been found to be genuine by the Forensic Sciences Lab (FSL). At the same time, I want to ask a straight question to FSL: "how come they have achieved such speed against Yeddyurappa and Ananth Kumar?"

Releasing the audio clip to media in February this year, Ugrappa alleged that in a private conversation between the two leaders that the Kumar and Yeddyurappa admitted to giving money to the BJP central leadership. In the same conversation, it was also alleged that Kumar and Yeddyurappa discussed payments made by the BJP government to its central leadership during its tenure from 2008-13.

They were also heard saying, "We will accuse him, he will have to clarify". Kumar on Monday said that the conversation should be put forth in full and not in parts as it does not give the context of their conversation. Ironically, the Congress high command has made similar allegations against the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the centre.

Reacting to the development former Karnataka chief minister Yedyurappa said "ACB doing this intentionally because Siddaramaiah has bent it".

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Cases were filed against the two BJP leaders under various sections in the cyber crime police department. "But, because we belong to the BJP; because we are political opponents, you took only 15 days to submit report".

Earlier in the day, speaking to reporters, chief minister Siddaramaiah said the state government had not played any role in the case.

The case in this regard was filed by a Congress affiliated lawyer Dhananjaya.



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