Hyderabad: Senior IAS officer B P Acharya, arrested by the CBI in connection with the alleged irregularities in the APIIC-Emaar Properties land deal, was on Thursday again admitted to a government hospital here.

Acharya, who was serving as Andhra Pradesh Principal Home Secretary at the time of his arrest on January 30, was charge sheeted along with 11 other accused on Wednesday.
The IAS officer was produced before a special court this morning on the court's direction.

The 1983-batch IAS officer, who is under judicial remand till February 15, had been admitted to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) with complaints of high blood pressure and chest pain.

After being produced before the court here, Acharya told Judge Nagamaruthi Sarma that he was "forcefully" discharged from NIMS last night, despite that his health is not well.

Acharya collapsed inside the jail premises after he was shifted to Chanchalguda Central Prison, a senior jail official said.

The doctors carried out health check-up as he complained of giddiness, severe headache, breathlessness, chest discomfort and hypertension, the official said. In view of Acharya's health condition, he was admitted to Osmania General Hospital (OGH).

The CBI, in its FIR in August, charged that Acharya, then Chairman and Managing Director of Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation, entered into a criminal conspiracy with Emaar officials and unknown public servants to cheat state-run APIIC and secure wrongful gains for the Dubai-based infrastructure firm.

(Agencies)