BANGALORE: The High Court on Thursday reserved its orders on the criminal petition filed by former minister G Janardhana Reddy, challenging the CBI court remanding him in police custody. CBI had filed an objection following the petition. Hearing the case, Justice N Anand reserved for orders.
Reddy appeared before the CBI court here on March 2 in connection with the case and was remanded in CBI custody till March 12. His personal assistant Ali Khan, who is also one of the accused in the case, was also remanded in CBI custody till March 12. Their custody was extend till March 16 by the CBI court.
Reddy was brought here from Chanchalguda Prison where he has been lodged along with his brother-in-law B V Srinivas Reddy since September 5 after his arrest by CBI in illegal mining case by Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC). The CBI had chargesheeted the Reddys in the OMC case accusing them of hatching a conspiracy.