Janardhana Reddy challenges CBI custody

BANGALORE: Mining baron and former Tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy filed a petition before the High Court on Tuesday challenging his remand in CBI custody in connection with illegal mining

Published: 07th March 2012 02:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:30 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Mining baron and former Tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy filed a petition before the High Court on Tuesday challenging his remand in CBI custody in connection with illegal mining in the state.

Reddy was produced before the CBI Court on March 2 and remanded in CBI custody till March 12.

In his criminal petition in the High Court, which came up before Justice N Ananda, Reddy also prayed for an interim stay on the CBI probe till the plea filed by former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa against Lokayukta’s report on illegal mining was disposed of. The case was posted for hearing.

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