The Supreme Court docket on Thursday adjourned to November 30 the listening to on TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu’s plea looking for anticipatory bail within the FibreNet case.
A bench of Justices Anirudh Bose and Bela M Trivedi deferred the matter, saying the ruling on one other petition filed by Naidu looking for quashing of the petition within the ability growth rip-off case was prone to be delivered after the court docket’s Diwali trip.
The bench mentioned: “There may be one other petition by the identical petitioner containing some overlapping points on which judgment has been reserved by this physique. The matter can be listed for listening to on November 30.”
Throughout the temporary listening to, senior advocate Siddharth Luthra, representing Naidu, mentioned the preliminary association that the police wouldn’t arrest Naidu ought to proceed.
Senior advocate Ranjit Kumar, representing the Andhra Pradesh authorities, mentioned the association was persevering with.
The Supreme Court docket had earlier requested Andhra Pradesh Police to not arrest Naidu within the FibreNet case till it rendered its ruling on pleading responsible within the ability growth rip-off case.
“Let the earlier understanding proceed,” she informed the Andhra Pradesh police.
The bench was referring to the Andhra Pradesh Police assertion on October 13, when it mentioned the police wouldn’t detain Naidu.
Justice Bose mentioned for the reason that matter is reserved for an additional petition, it will be acceptable for the court docket to grant Naidu’s speedy software after the judgment.
On October 13, the Andhra Pradesh Police knowledgeable the Supreme Court docket that they’d not arrest Naidu within the FiberNet case until October 18 because of the pendency of his plea associated to the Talent Growth Company rip-off case within the Supreme Court docket.
The FiberNet case pertains to alleged bid rigging within the allotment of a piece order below the primary part of the AP FiberNet undertaking involving Rs 330 crore to a most well-liked firm.
The Felony Investigation Division (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police has alleged irregularities within the undertaking from the time the tender was awarded to the completion of the work, inflicting enormous loss to the state exchequer.
Naidu, 73, was arrested on September 9 on fees of embezzling funds from the Talent Growth Company when he was chief minister in 2015, inflicting an alleged lack of Rs 371 crore to the state exchequer. He’s on remand in Rajamahndravaram Central Jail.
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