HC rejects bail for Atchennaidu
Former minister for labor welfare K.Atchennaidu , who has been under judicial custody for the past 50 days in multi crore corruption allegation suspected in his regime in ESI hospital is again failed to get bail from the high court. On Wednesday the high court of Andhrapradesh has conducted trail through video conference has denied his bail petition. It’s a setback to TDP MLA Atchannaidu as the High Court on Wednesday squashed his bail petition. The former minister was arrested by the Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) for his alleged role in the ESI scam when he was the minister in the previous TDP government.
The ACB had recorded his statement in connection with the case in the presence of his lawyer. Presently, he is being treated at a private hospital in Guntur for his ill health. Earlier, the ACB court also refused bail to Atchannaidu and dismissed his petition. Besides Atchannaidu, the bail petitions filed by other accused in the case, Ramesh Kumar, Murali, Personal Assistant to former Minister PithaniSatyanarayana and Subba Rao were also dismissed by the court.