Hyderabad: In another setback to MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Saturday sent him to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for five days.

The High Court also dismissed Jagan's quash petition, seeking orders to declare his arrest illegal.

Though the CBI sought Jagan's custody for 10 days, the court sent him to the probe agency's custody for five days from June 3.

Justice B. Chandra Kumar, who had reserved his orders on Friday after hearing arguments from both the sides, pronounced it after 3.30 PM on Saturday.

The YSR Congress Party leader was arrested by the CBI on May 27 and the next day the CBI court sent him to judicial custody till June 11. He is currently lodged in Chanchalguda Central Jail. The CBI court on Friday dismissed Jagan's petition for interim bail. He had sought bail at least till June 10 so that he could campaign for the June 12 by-elections to one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats.


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