Staff Correspondent

BELLARY: K.K. Amarnath, Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Sandur, on Monday ordered Janardhan Reddy, Minister for Tourism, to appear before him on or before April 24.


This is in continuation of the non-bailable warrant issued by him on December 30, 2009, for non-appearance before court in connection with a case.

Mr. Janardhan Reddy and Ramachandra Reddy were accused by Tapal Narayan Reddy of TNR Mines in Tumti village of Sandur taluk, of destroying the inter-State border in 2006. A case had been registered against them in the Tornagal Police Station.

Tapal Narayan Reddy on Monday filed objections to the Government's decision to withdraw the case filed by him against Mr. Janardhan Reddy pertaining to destroying the inter-State boundary pillars stating that there was no public interest involved.

Case withdrawal

Enquiries revealed that the public prosecutor filed an application, attaching a copy of the Cabinet decision, seeking permission to withdraw the case before the court.

Gudekote Nagaraj argued on behalf of Tapal Narayan Reddy.