news Monday, November 03, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | October 24, 2014 | 12:51 pm IST YSR Congress Chief, Jagan Mohan Reddy in his latest appeal to the court had filed a petition to skip his appearance in court for the quid-pro-quo has been granted as his reason was that he would be touring the Hudhud affected areas till October 24th. Special judge N. Balayogi issued orders allowing his exemption as there was no opposition from the Central Bureau of Investigation. Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy was granted conditional bail in the case last September. One of the bail conditions was not to leave Hyderabad without prior permission of the court. The CBI has accused Jagan of amassing large sums of money through illegal means by misusing the his father’s office Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, when he was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh between 2004 and 2009.The first charge sheet was filed against Jagan and 12 others on March 31, 2012 the issue being the allotment of land to the tune of 75 acres each to Hetero Group of Companies and Aurobindo Group. Some senior IAS officers and industrialists were among the other accused in the ten charge sheets filed in connection with the case by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The case pertains to alleged investments made by various private firms and individuals to the tune of several crore rupees in Jagan's businesses, as part of quid-pro-quo arrangement in exchange for alleged favour.