Dharwad (Karnataka) : State Lokayukta (ombudsman) sleuths Monday arrested Karnataka University vice-chancellor H.B. Walikar and three other university officials on charges of financial irregularities and abuse of power in recruitments, a senior official said here.
"Walikar, 62, university's examination registrar H.D. Pothe, 49, financial officer S. Rajashri, 48, and vice-chancellor's personal secretary S.L. Bilagi, 61, were arrested under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code," Lokayukta superintendent of police K. Parashuram told IANS.