APSSDC scam: Andhra Pradesh HC adjourns hearing on former CM Chandrababu Naidu’s quash petition to Sep 19
The Andhra Pradesh High Court has adjourned to September 19 the hearing on a quash petition by former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in alleged Skill Development Corporation scam.
The court also stayed the hearing of the Crime Investigation Department (CID) petition in Vijayawada ACB court seeking custody of Naidu, who is currently lodged in Rajahmundry Central Jail.
Alleging that he was being targetted by the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government out of political vendetta, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo has sought orders to set aside his judicial custody and also quash the First Information Report (FIR) registered by the CID.
The CID sought time to file counter to the quash petition. While allowing time to the CID, the High Court adjourned the hearing to September 19.
Meanwhile, the High Court also adjourned to September 19 hearing on another petition by Naidu for anticipatory bail in the Amaravati Inner Ring Road case. The court directed the CID to file its counter and adjourned the hearing till next week.
The CID had filed a Prisoner Transit (PT) warrant petition in Vijayawada ACB Court on Monday in Amaravati Inner Ring Road case.