SC protects K’taka CM from arrest in corruption case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and state minister Murugesh Nirani in connection with a land allocation case, in which they had failed to grant 26 acres of land to private investor M. Alam Pasha in 2011. A bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde comprising Justices