Court extends Jagan's judicial remand in DA case
Posted on: 06:10 PM IST Jan 02, 2013
Hyderabad: A special CBI court in Hyderabad on Wednesday extended till January 17 the judicial remand of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other accused in connection with the alleged disproportionate assets case.
Jagan, arrested by CBI on corruption charges on May 27, 2012, is currently lodged in Chanchalguda Central Prison, along with other accused including industrialist Nimmagadda Prasada and senior bureaucrat KV Brahmananda Reddy.
He, along with the other accused, was produced before the court through video-conferencing after which their judicial custody was extended by another 14 days. The Andhra Pradesh High Court had earlier rejected the Kadapa MP's statutory bail plea whereas his regular bail petition will come up for hearing on January 4.
CBI had recently informed the special court that the Centre had accorded sanction of prosecution against Brahmananda Reddy, who is among the 14 accused named in the charge sheet in the Vanpic aspect of Jagan assets case.
The court also extended the judicial remand of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, his brother-in-law BV Srinivas Reddy, former director (Mines) VD Rajagopal and another accused Mehfuz Ali Khan in the illegal mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) till January 17 after they were produced before it through video link.
Earlier in the day, CBI filed a chargesheet against Khan on charges of criminal conspiracy and cheating in connection with the OMC case. The court also extended the judicial remand of some of the accused in the Emaar scandal, including Sunil Reddy and others, till January 17.