Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief and India Cements managing director N Srinivasan, major industries minister J Geeta Reddy and other accused appeared before special CBI court on Wednesday in the case related to the alleged quid-pro-quo investments in Jagan’s firms. The court posted the matter to March 21.
However, prime accused in the case YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy and his auditor V Vijay Sai Reddy did not attend the court, as they were granted exemption from personal appearance by the court.
Former ministers P Sabitha Indira Reddy, Dharmana Prasada Rao and Mopidevi Venkataramana Rao, industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad, Penna Cements chairman Penna Pratap Reddy, Indu Projects chairman and managing director I Syam Prasad Reddy and IAS officers M Samuel, Manmohan Singh, Sam Bob, BP Acharya, Nityanand Reddy and Aditya Nath Das, who have been named in 10 chargesheets in different aspects of the case also appeared before the court. However, suspended IAS officer Y Srilakshmi and Dalmia Cements managing director did not attend the court.
Meanwhile, the CBI on Wednesday filed its counter on the discharge petition filed by Geeta Reddy, an accused in Lepakshi Knowledge Hub aspect of the quid pro quo investments case involving Jagan. The matter was also posted for March 21.
The CBI while opposing the discharge petition contended that there was sufficient evidence against the petitioner and the omission and commission clearly establish that she has committed the offence of criminal conspiracy.