Setback For Naidu In Supreme Court
New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has received a setback in the Supreme Court on Monday when it admitted a plea by MLA from Mangalagiri in the ‘note for vote’ case. The apex court has issued notices to Naidu asking him to file counter as good as possible. The court has said it would hear the case comprehensively.
Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, responding to the news, said it is nothing extraordinary and he would come out clean. He said the Opposition had foisted 26 cases against him and none has stuck. He commented that there is no substance I the case.
YSRCP MLA All Ramakrishna Reddy had filed an appeal against the judgment of Hyderabad High Court which had quashed the decision of the lower court. It is well known that Naidu was caught speaking a TRS MLA at the time of elections to the Legislative Council. TTDP MLA Revant Reddy was caught on camera tape offering bundles of money to nominated MLA Stevenson. TDP chief Naidu spoke to Stevenson who got the conversation recorded. The opening dialogue of Naidu, ‘ manavallu briefed me. ‘has become very popular in the Telugu speaking States. RK has got the voice examined at a forensic lab in Mumbai and filed a petition. The ACB court has decided to examine the evidence against Naidu. But the CM has gone to the High Court and got a stay order.
As the apex court has admitted the plea, the advocate on behalf of Chandrababu Naidu has to appear before the bench and argue the case.