Avoid comments on YS Vivekananda Reddy's murder: Andhra Pradesh high court
| Saturday | 30th March, 2019
He expressed doubts over the SIT constituted by the state government to probe Vivekananda's murder.
Jaganmohan alleged that CM chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu was influencing the probe and trying to frame his family in the case to influence voters.Jaganmohan Reddy's counsel argued that the chief minister made statements in a manner directing the SIT to frame the family members in the case.
He said justice cannot be done with the SIT reporting to the state government.Appearing for the state government, advocate general Dammalapati Srinivas argued that SIT was investigating the case in an impartial and professional manner.The court directed the SIT to continue with the investigation but restricted it from holding any press conferences and revealing details of the investigation.The high court has posted further hearing on April 15.
VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh high court on Friday ordered both TDP and YSRC leaders to refrain from making statements on Y S Vivekananda Reddy's murder in public forums.Hearing various petitions filed by YSRC chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, Vivekananda Reddy's wife Soubhagyamma and others seeking orders to handover the case to CBI or any other third party, the high court directed the political parties to file affidavits declaring that they would not make any statements on the case either in election campaign meetings or in press conferences till April 15.Jaganmohan Reddy moved a separate petition seeking orders refraining SIT from revealing the case details as it may influence the poll process.
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