Case filed against AP Minister Ambati over sale of Sankranti lucky draw tickets
Based on a private case filed by Jana Sena Party district president Gade Venkateswara Rao, the court issued the orders.
GUNTUR: Following the directions of Guntur court, a case was registered against Water Resources Minister Ambati Rambabu in Sattenapalli police station under the Prize Chits and Money Circulation Act.
Based on a private case filed by Jana Sena Party district president Gade Venkateswara Rao, the court issued the orders. Rao alleged that YSRC activists, led by Ambati, were selling Sankranti Lucky Draw tickets at a price of Rs 100 each in Sattenapalli and Guntur city.
Over 3 lakh tickets were printed and village/ward volunteers were forcing YSR Pension Kanuka beneficiaries to purchase them, he alleged. It was also alleged that the volunteers were deducting the price of two or three tickets from the pension amount of beneficiaries. The court directed the police to register a case against Ambati and probe the matter.