Visakhapatnam: A metropolis courtroom on Thursday refused to remand senior TDP chief and former minister Ayyanna Patrudu on allegations of alleged encroachment and forgery.
Officers of the Crime Investigation Division (CID), who arrested him from his residence in Narsipatnam city in Anakapalli district within the early hours of Thursday, offered him in Visakhapatnam Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Court docket.
Patrudu’s lawyer argued that the police arrested him in violation of the foundations. After listening to arguments of either side, the choose rejected the police petition to ship him to judicial custody.
The courtroom additionally dominated that part 467 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) doesn’t apply to the case. It directed the police to subject discover below part 41 A of the Prison Process Code and take
Ayyanna Patrudu and his son Rajesh have been arrested from their residence in Narsipatnam within the early hours of the day. They have been shifted to Visakhapatnam.]
A lunch movement petition was moved within the Andhra Pradesh Excessive Court docket difficult the arrests. The petitioner alleged that the case registered in opposition to him was politically motivated.
The excessive courtroom, nevertheless, refused to cross interim orders and directed that case diary be positioned within the courtroom on Friday.
The TDP chief’s arrest had triggered state-wide protests by the opposition events. TDP president and former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had condemned the arrests and alleged that the YSRCP authorities was resorting to state terrorism.
After the Visakhapatnam rejected remand for Patrudu, Naidu hailed the judgment. He stated that justice has prevailed.
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