LIVE UPDATES: Revanth Reddy Bail Petition, Vote For Note case issue Telangana ACB has filed a counter petition in the High court in Hyderabad against TDP MLA Revanth Reddy, who is an accused in the cash-for-votes scam, against his bail petition.
The ACB has stated that the case is in a crucial stage hence appealed to the court not to grant bail to Revanth. ACB cited the possibilities of tampering or influencing the evidence in the case.
ACB quoted that FSL report is still awaiting and Mathaiah needs to be interrogated. The hearing on Revanth’s bail petition will be held today.
LIVE UPDATES: Revanth Reddy Bail Petition
The Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday posted the hearing of bail petition of TDP MLA A. Revanth Reddy, who was lodged in prison for last three weeks in cash for vote case, to Friday.
Revanth Reddy Vote For Note case
In a major embarrassment to N Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP, the Anti-Corruption Bureau on Sunday trapped its MLA Revanth Reddy for allegedly trying to give a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson “to vote
in favour of a TDP nominee” in Telangana Legislative Council elections scheduled tomorrow.
The ACB took Reddy and two others into custody and is questioning them. The trap was laid after Stephenson himself had lodged a complaint with the ACB.
“Revanth Reddy and his aide allegedly offered a bribe of Rs 50 lakh as advance as part of the Rs five crore deal. Reddy offered to make the payment of Rs 50 lakh to a friend of Stephenson,” a senior ACB officer said.