Karnataka Wakf Scam: Muslim leaders in the doc

A huge wakf property scam has rocked Karnataka as the Karnataka State Minority Commission head Anwar Manipeddy has submitted a 7000 page report to the Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda giving details of misuse and misappropriation of Wakf properties in the entire state by prominent Muslim leaders and personalities apart from industrialists and businessmen. The scam is reportedly of alleged scam of over Rs 2 lakh crore and is said to be bigger than the 2G scam. The report gives details of encroachment on properties, selling them off and registering properties in the names of family members.
In an interview to a popular TV channel, Chairperson of the State Minorities Commission, Anwar Manippady stated that many top politicians were involved in the scam. There are reports that the Minorities Commission has named 38 Congress leaders.
Manipaddy said that as per their estimates between 22,000 to 27,000 acres of registered land had been misused.
The report comes after a pan

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