HYDERABAD: The High Court on Wednesday extended its orders passed earlier directing the special CBI court not to frame charges in three cases pending before it against Jagathi Publications owned by Jagan Mohan Reddy in the illegal investments case till April 12.
On March 9, the High Court while hearing the three petitions filed separately by Jagathi Publications challenging the dismissal of their petitions by the CBI court seeking combined trial of all the charge sheets filed in the illegal investments case, directed the special CBI court not to frame charges against the accused till March 17. Later, the judge extended the interim orders till March 24.
Justice Siva Sankara Rao extended the interim orders and adjourned the hearing to April 12. Senior counsels appearing for Jagathi publications submitted that CBI had registered as many as 11 cases and in eight cases the trial was stayed by the HC.