Former K’taka CM H D Kumaraswamy pays Rs 68,526 fine for stealing power

Bangalore, 17/11: Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said on Friday that he has paid a fine of Rs 68,526 for drawing electricity from an illegal connection to illuminate his JP Nagar residence here during Deepavali, but termed it as “unjust and excessive” .

However, the JD(S) state unit president protested the way the fine amount had been calculated and found flaws in the FIR registered against him. Kumaraswamy, son of former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, alleged a political witch-hunt against him “

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