Naidu moves court to stay CBI probe
Former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh high court seeking a stay on the probe into his assets by the CBI.india Updated: Nov 29, 2011 01:06 IST
Former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh high court seeking a stay on the probe into his assets by the CBI.
The HC posted the case for hearing on December 5.
The TDP chief and leader of the opposition in the assembly moved the high court after the Supreme Court, on November 23, refused to stay the CBI probe against him and 12 others.
The apex court, however, had granted them the liberty to approach the high court for modification or vacation of its interim order.
On November 14, the high court had directed the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate to investigate the allegations against Naidu and others levelled by former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy`s widow and Pulivendula MLA YS Vijayamma.
The court had directed the probe agencies to submit their report in three months.
In a petition filed on October 17, Vijayamma - mother of YSR Congress president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Lok Sabha MP from Kadapa - had accused Naidu of amassing assets running into hundreds of crores by misusing power during his nine-year stint (1995-2004) as chief minister.