'CBI should probe Jagan Mohan impartially'
Posted on: 08:20 AM IST Jan 31, 2012
Hyderabad: YSR Congress party honorary president and MLA YS Vijayamma has appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to direct the CBI to act 'impartially' not yielding to any pressure from its political bosses as far as investigations against her son and Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy are concerned.
"The way the CBI has been carrying on its investigations into various cases, (it is) desperately trying to establish a link to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who never occupied any public office before May 2009, leaves much to be desired.
The CBI has pressured witnesses by using all its brute power and threatening them of dire consequences to give evidence against Jagan Mohan Reddy," Vijayamma alleged in a five-page letter to the Prime Minister.
The ongoing CBI investigation into the Emaar Properties case, amassing of illegal wealth by Jagan and related cases clearly established the direction of the probe "which is ultimately to target Jagan and not the real culprits," the
widow of late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy alleged.
Recalling her previously missive which she had sent to the prime minister in August last, Vijayamma said, "I sincerely expected that your office would intervene and do something to bring sanity to the ongoing CBI investigations; unfortunately things have only worsened".
"Sir, the CBI is working under your administrative control. We cannot imagine that knowingly you are keeping quiet over the goings on, given your background as an honest person. May we appeal to you to issue instructions to the CBI
to act impartially without coming under pressure of their political bosses," Vijayamma pleaded with the Prime Minister.