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CBI Arrests Uncle Of Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Uncle In Murder Case

Andhra Pradesh: YS Bhaskar Reddy, who is uncle of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been arrested in connection with the murder of former MP Vivekananda Reddy.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
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Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday arrested YS Bhaskar Reddy, who is uncle of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in a murder case, the NDTV report said.

What is the case?

YS Bhaskar Reddy, who is uncle of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been arrested in connection with the murder of former MP Vivekananda Reddy.

Vivekananda Reddy was the brother of the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and uncle of incumbent AP CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy. 

Ahead of the 2019 state elections, Vivekananda Reddy was found murdered at his residence in Pulivendula, the constituency now represented by his nephew.

The case was initially probed by a special investigation team (SIT) of the state crime investigation department, but was handed over to the CBI in July 2020.

What does the charge sheet say?

According to the CBI charge sheet, Vivekananda Reddy was allegedly seeking a parliamentary poll ticket for himself or Y S Sharmila (sister of Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy) or Y S Vijayamma (Jagan Mohan Reddy's mother) instead of the incumbent Avinash Reddy from the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency.
 

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