Sources said that the raids were conducted on the specific inputs regarding huge kickbacks while implementing various schemes to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore in the Water Resources ministry during the tenure of Yediyurappa. The officers raided the house of M.R. Umesh, who was the BMTC conductor cum driver turned contractor, allegedly made fortunes after coming into the close circles of Yediyurappa. He worked as the Personal Secretary of Yediyurappa and his services were also continued by the Bommai government. However, after this fact came out in the open, his appointment was taken back.