Somasekhar seeks special cell in jail

Published: 09th August 2012 10:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2012 10:17 AM   |  A+A-

Gali Somasekhar Reddy, brother of mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy, filed a petition in the ACB court on Wednesday, seeking special- class prison facilities considering his ‘social status’.

According to a source, Somasekhar Reddy appealed to the court to provide him special facilities in the prison considering that he is an MLA, high income tax payer and had a high standard of living.

The judge posted the hearing on the petition to August 14.

The ACB arrested Somasekhar Reddy, accused number two in the Gali Janardhan Reddy cash-for-bail case, on Monday.

Meanwhile, the court rejected the bail applicaitons of former judge K L Narasimha Rao  and realtor Surya Prakash Rao in the case.

TH Suresh Babu, another Karnataka MLA and accused in the  case, filed a petition seeking bail. Hearing on his bail petition was also posted to August 14.

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