Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa surrendered before a session court judge and was remanded to judicial custody on Saturday.

According to media reports, Yeddyurappa surrendered at around 3.45 pm before the court as the Lokayukta court rejected his bail plea and issued arrest warrant against him.

"Following his surrender, Yeddyurappa was remanded to judicial custody till Oct. 22 and sent to the Bangalore Central Jail," reports IBN Live.

Earlier, the Lokayukta Court issued an arrest warrant against him in connection with cases regarding alleged irregularities in the denotification of government lands. Three Lokayukta police officials had been to his residence to drop the warrant, but they were unable to meet him.

Meanwhile, another accused and former minister SN Krisnaiah Setty was sent to judicial custody by Lokayukta special judge N K Sudhindra Rao.

However, the court granted bail to Yeddyurappa's sons B Y Raghavendra and B Y Vijendra and his son-in-law Sohan Kumar. Another accused and BJP MLA Hemachandra Sagar was also granted bail in the case.

The Karnataka BJP issued a statement on Saturday saying that Yeddyurappa would move higher court against the Lokayukta court warrant.

The Lokayukta Court asked the police to produce Yeddyurappa before the court on Tuesday.

Yeddyurappa can seek bail on Tuesday or he can challenge it before the High Court.