CBI conducts raid at Janardhana Reddy residence

Bellary:  A CBI team has raided the residence of former Karnataka Tourism minister and mining czar G Janardhana Reddy and also questioned him, sources said today.

The CBI team from Hyderabad entered Reddy`s house at around midnight and escorted him to an undisclosed location for questioning, they said.

The team was also questioning Srinivasa Reddy, the managing director of Obulapuram Mining Corporation which is owned by the former minister.

The probe agency action comes a day after Reddy`s associate and former Karnataka minister B Sreeramulu resigned from his Assembly seat, protesting against the BJP`s denial to give him ministerial berth and also keeping Bellary Reddy brothers out of the ministry.

The are allegations of irregularities in the mining activities of OMC which is owned by the brothers – G Karunakara Reddy, G Janardhana Reddy, G Somashekara Reddy

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