Hyderabad: Two weeks after being in the prison, Malkajgiri Member of parliament and TPCC working president Anumula Revanth Reddy was granted bail on March 18th. Admits tight security, the MP was released on Wednesday evening from Cherlapally jail. The latter was charged in a conspiracy case for using a drone to click pictures reportedly owned TRS President and Minister K T Rama Rao’s farmhouse. The MP was arrested on March 5 after he landed at the Shamshabad International Airport in Hyderabad
The High court while granting bail to Revanth, directed him to submit two sureties of Rs 10,000 each. The court also asked him to cooperate with Cyberabad police in further investigation. Besides this, the HC directed the police to file a detailed report in the form of a counter-affidavit, following the petition filed by Revanth Reddy and others seeking to quash the case registered against them. The court posted the next hearing on the quash petition for the coming weeks.
The MP was booked by Cyberabad police after his men shot videos of the farmhouse at Janwada in Ranga Reddy district and the same were released to the media. Police taking a note of the act registered a suo moto case against Revanth Reddy, his brother Krishna Reddy and their associates, on charges of violating prohibitory orders to use the drones, conspiracy and also charged under Aircraft act. While all other accused were granted bail by the lower court, Revanth’s bail petition was earlier dismissed, after which he moved the High Court. The High court benching after hearing arguments, granted him bail.
Meanwhile, congress cadres in Hyderabad who planned a rally following his release from Cherlapally central prison, could not go by their plan owing to the restrictions imposed. The Rachakonda police under whose limits, the prison area falls, pressed in prohibitory orders to preventing assembly of more than 5 persons and any kind of pictures, symbols, placards or any gesture that is likely to create a disturbance. The MP was dropped at his residence admits heavy security.