Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu TDP’s protests continue in the state due to the arrest of MLA in corruption case. TDP has challenged the arrest of the party chief in the High Court. The party approached the High Court, raising questions on the use of Section 409. The court accepted the petition and asked the government to file a reply. The High Court will hear this matter on Wednesday.
Naidu’s house arrest petition rejected, court said – it is safe for him to stay in jail
A local court in Vijayawada has rejected the house arrest plea of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu and said he will be safer in jail as ‘Z-plus’ security is not provided to him while under house arrest. Can be done.
Citing fear of danger, house remand was demanded
A team of lawyers led by senior advocate Siddharth Luthra, representing Naidu, had filed a petition on Monday to keep the former chief minister under house arrest citing threat of danger. Naidu has been receiving ‘Z-Plus’ category security for many years. NSG commandos are always deployed for their security.
Court said, it is safer to stay in jail than house arrest
Naidu’s lawyer Jayakar Matta said that the request for house arrest was rejected. According to Matta, the court felt that ‘Z-Plus’ security would not be given if he were under house arrest, so it was safer for Naidu to remain in jail rather than under house arrest. Additionally, according to Matta, the court said that if it had been possible to successfully provide Z-Plus security to Naidu, it could have directed him to be placed under house arrest. The court said that the jail is better in terms of security.
CID claims government suffered loss of Rs 300 crore due to fraud
Andhra Pradesh CID chief N. Sanjay had said after his arrest that Naidu has been arrested in a fraud case related to Skill Development Corporation, due to which the state government had suffered a loss of Rs 300 crore.
Chandrababu Naidu accused of scam in Skill Development Corporation
It is noteworthy that former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Naidu was arrested in the case related to the alleged scam of Skill Development Corporation worth crores of rupees. He is currently lodged in Rajamahendravaram Central Jail under judicial custody for 14 days.