TDP MLA gets 12-hour bail to attend daughter’s engagement

Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday granted 12-hour bail to TDP’s Telangana MLA A. Revanth Reddy in the cash-for-vote scam, to enable him to attend his his daughter’s engagement on Thursday.

The court dealing with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) cases granted interim bail to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader from Telangana. Reddy will be released from jail at 6 a.m. on Thursday.

The court imposed the condition that while on bail, Reddy should not meet political leaders and media persons.

The TDP leader in the Telangana assembly was arrested by the ACB on May 31 while he was offering Rs.50 lakh to nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson to make him vote for the TDP-BJP candidate in the Telangana legislative council elections.

The ACB also arrested two aides of Reddy in a trap laid on a complaint by Stephenson.


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