CBI probe sought into former AP Assembly  Kodela Sivaprasada Rao’s death

The matter is expected to come up for hearing next week.

Published: 21st September 2019 04:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st September 2019 04:17 AM   |  A+A-

Former AP CM Chandrababu Naidu pays homage to Kodela Sivaprasada Rao (inset), in Hyderabad on Monday

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A PIL was filed in the Telangana HC seeking court- monitored CBI inquiry into the death of former Speaker of AP Assembly  Kodela Sivaprasada Rao on September 16. Petitioner Anil Kumar Borrugadda, submitted that Kodela was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in Banjara Hills and was taken to hospital in an unresponsive state and was declared dead in the afternoon.

He alleged that there was a deep conspiracy behind the said death. He alleged that the police were not conducting an impartial inquiry into the incident and sought a court-monitored CBI probe to instill public confidence in the criminal justice delivery system. The matter is expected to come up for hearing next week.

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