Amaravathi: Karnataka Channagiri BJP MLA Madal Virupakshappa has been arrested by the police in a bribery case related to Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited, which is the chairman. Lokayukta police arrested Virupakshappa near Kyathsandra in Tumkur while he was coming to Bengaluru. After his son Prashant Madal was caught taking a bribe of Rs.40 lakhs, the police named MLY Virupakshappa as the main accused in this case. A Single Judge Bench of the Karnataka High Court dismissed Virupakshappa’s anticipatory bail petition. A few days ago Prashanth Madal, son of MLA Madal Virupakshappa, was caught by the Lokayukta police while taking bribe. Madal in Davanagere. The Lokayukta police raided the residence of Virupaksappa and cash worth crores of rupees was also found in his residence.