Hyderabad, Aug.18 (NSS): “Every body knows why the CBI raids were being conducted on Jagan’s residences and offices”, said Ms Y S Vijayalakshmi, Pulivendula MLA and mother of the YSR Congress Party chief, Mr Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, today.
As soon as late YSR’s wife reached her son’s Lotus Pond residence in Banjara Hills from Kadapa this morning, a group of mediapersons surrounded her and sought her reaction to the CBI raids. Ms Vijayamma said the raids were being conducted as part of political witch-hunting against the Kadapa MP and it is known to every body in the State. She refused to elaborate further.
It may be mentioned here that a team of CBI sleuths raided the offices and residences of Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy since Thursday morning in connection with the Jagan’s assets and Emaar Properties deals. When the sleuths stormed the house, Mr Jagan’s wife, Ms Bharathi, late YSR’s son-in-law, Brother Anil Kumar and a few relatives were present. The CBI officials searched every inch in the 60-odd rooms in the palatial building.
JAGAN TELLS FAMILY TO COOPERATE WITH CBI
Meanwhile, Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy reportedly advised his family members to fully cooperate with the CBI investigators.
Speaking to mediapersons, the former minister and a Jagan confidant, Mr Balineni Srinivas Reddy, described the ongoing CBI raids on Kadapa MP’s offices and residences as political raids. He said that he had spoken to Mr Jagan a few minutes ago. Mr Jagan reportedly advised everyone in the house to fully cooperate with the CBI officials.
Mr Srinivas Reddy demanded that CBI raids should be conducted on the residences and offices of the ministers of the late YSR Cabinet also instead of targeting Mr Jagan alone. Stating that he was ready to face any probe as a minister in late YSR cabinet, Mr Reddy challenged his former Cabinet colleagues to get ready to face probe. He also demanded that the Union government order CBI investigation into the assets of the former chief minister and Telugu Desam party president, Mr N Chandrababu Naidu. (NSS)