ACB files charge sheet in liquor syndicate scam
July 2, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Anti-Corruption Bureau told the High Court that it had filed charge sheets against several leaders in the liquor syndicate scam that rocked the State.
The ACB submitted their action taken report in the scam and claimed that the allegations against former Minister Mopedevi Venkatarmana of taking Rs.10 lakh was proved during their investigation. The charge sheets were filed against Dharmana Ram Manohar Naidu, Apparao, private personal assistant of Dharmana Prasada Rao, Venkata Satyanrayana and Appala Naidu of Visakhapatnam.. They said that charge sheets were filed against Botsa Adinarayana in ACB court in Visakhapatnam and on former MLA Y Chenna Kesava Reddy at Kurnool court. In respect of former Minister Mopedevi Venkata Ramana, the charge sheet was filed in Hyderabad.
Allegations not proved:
The investigating authorities said that in the case of MLA Velagapudi Ramakrishna, no evidence was available. The agency said that the allegations against M Kavitha and Sandra Venkata Veeraiah were not proved.
Seeks three months time:
The agency sought three months’ time to proceed further in the in the matter which the court granted to the ACB.