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Cash-for-vote: After Grilling, Anti Corruption Bureau Arrests MLA Veeraiah

ACB officials who grilled another TTDP MLA Sandra Venkata Veeraiah in connection with the cash for vote case is arrested him for his alleged role.

Published: 06th July 2015 06:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th July 2015 06:09 PM   |  A+A-

By ENS

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials who grilled another TTDP MLA Sandra Venkata Veeraiah in connection with the cash for vote case is arrested him for his alleged role in offering bribe to TRS party MLAs during the MLC polls.

The agency questioned Venkata Veeriah more than five hours in connection with his conversation with another TTDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, one of the accused in the case, during the MLC polls.

The MLA appeared before the agency today around 10 am after ACB served notices him. The ACB officials suspect that the MLA contacted various MLA of TRS party and tried to influence them by offering amount.

Earlier, the Agency arrested three persons TTDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, Harry Sebastian and Uday Kumar Simha for offering Rs 50 lakh cash to nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson seeking his support to TTDP candidate in MLC polls.

Recently, the High Court granted bail to trio in connection with the case.

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