Minister of Water Resources Ramesh Jarakiholi on Wednesday March 3, resigned for the post held by him. He said that he is resigning shouldering the responsibility on moral grounds.
“I do not want to embarrass the party. I will be back as innocent after investigation and will become the minister once again,” he reportedly told as per sources, to chief minister B S Yediyurappa.
It may be recalled that an alleged sex tape was released on a few news channels in which Jarakiholi was seen in a compromising position with a woman.
“We have seen treachery, vendetta, honeytrap, blackmailing as the motive behind such videos. The truth will come out after an investigation: Karnataka Dy CM CN Ashwath Narayan said on Ramesh Jarkiholi’s alleged involvement in the sex tape case.
Meanwhile, Karnataka Home Minister B Bommai said, “An inquiry is being conducted as per law. Our Party will take a decision on taking action against him soon.’’