Bangalore: BJP MLA from Vijayanagara, Anand Singh, was arrested yesterday by CBI in the illegal export of iron ore from Karnataka in 2009-10.
"Our officials took Singh into custody after he reached Bangalore from Singapore where he had gone for heart treatment," said a Central Bureau of Investigation official.
Singh was whisked away to the agency's office in the northern suburb of the city. A warrant was pending against him from the CBI's special court under the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
"We will produced him in our special court later in the day after medical examination to seek his custody for further interrogation," the official said on the condition of anonymity.