Jagan Mohan Reddy, chief of the YSR Congress, has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him. The arrest came after three days of interrogation at Hyderabad’s Dilkusha Guest House, where Mr Reddy will be held tonight.
A CBI spokesperson said the agency had arrested Mr Reddy at 7.15 pm. Mr Reddy’s wife Bharathi, mother Vijaylakshmi and sister Sharmila sat on dharna outside the guest house in protest against his arrest, but were taken away by the police. Mr Reddy’s party has called for a state-wide bandh on Monday.