The principal court for CBI cases has issued summons to Kadapa MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and eleven other individuals and body corporates to appear before it on May 28 in connection with the assets case against him.
The court asked all of them to mark their appearance on that day as it had taken cognizance of the first charge-sheet filed against them by the investigating agency on March 31. The second charge-sheet was filed on April 23 and the third one on Monday for which separate summons would be issued.
Apart from Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy, others who were served the summons included his financial advisor V. Vijay Sai Reddy, Aurobindo Pharma represented by its managing director K. Nityananda Reddy, Hetero group of companies represented by its director M. Srinivasa Reddy, Trident Life Sciences Limited represented by its managing director P. Sarath Chandra Reddy; and in their individual capacities: M. Srinivasa Reddy, K. Nityananda Reddy and P. Sarath Chandra Reddy, suspended IAS officer B.P. Acharya, general manager (projects) of AP Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Yaddanapudi Vijaya Lakshmi Prasad, company secretary of Aurobindo Pharma P.S. Chandramouli and Jagati Publications represented by its chairman Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.
Except Mr. Acharya who is in jail in the Emaar scandal, all others would stand trial for offences under both IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act.