The lokayukta lodged the case after preliminary investigation and prima facie confirmation of the charges of misuse of MLA funds by Belgaum Rural Mla Sanjay Patil. A case has been filed by the Lokayukta under Section 13 (1) of the Prevention of corruption act.
It is said that the MLA used the MLA funds under his quota for his own establishment his school which does not come under his assembly constituency.
A sum of 32 Lakhs 84 thousand were spent on Gomatesh School. In all 11 proposals were approved out of which 9 were executed.
As the money was utilised for a private institution case has also been filed against the then DC’s Ekroop Caur and J Ravishankar.