Alongside Rao, an inquest has also been directed against TRS supremo’s nephew and MLA T Harish Rao and TRS MP Vijayashanthi, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket this time from the Medak Assembly seat.

Earlier on April 19, advocate Balaji Vadera lodged a petition in the court questioning the inaction of authorities in filing a case against three of them.

In its response, Judge N. Balayogi directed the CBI SP (Hyderabad Zone) under Section 156(3) of the CrPC to register an FIR, investigate and inform it about the action taken.

However, CBI officials have claimed that the special CBI court did not have the powers to direct them for a probe, adding they would approach the High Court against this order.

"Sri K Chandrasekhar Rao with a retinue of his personal relatives and other kith and kin formed TRS Party (Telangana Rashtra Samithi) and started amassing huge wealth, movable and immovable. Even though there were protests within the party and outside, the criticizing voices were muffled, by brute might and holding out physical threats,” the complainant had said in his petition.

“The acts of amassing cash and wealth in the form of immovable properties, farm houses, ships, and private seaports was a top secret in the inner circles, but fortunately, for the common good of the society and the state, the inner secretes (Palace secrets of Sri KCR) have been revealed by none other than his relation and important erstwhile party bigwig Sri M Raghunandan Rao the 5th respondent herein,” he had further said in his petition.

“He seems to have been expelled from the TRS party and as such he mustered up courage to speak out in the open and exposing the true colours of Sri K Chandra Sekhar Rao. Recently Sri K Chandra Sekhar Rao suspended M Raghunandan Rao from the TRS Party. After suspension from the party Sri M Raghunandan Rao held a press meet on 15-5-2013 and levelled allegations against accused,” the petition said.

“The said M Raghunandan Rao claimed to be in possession of recorded proof in the form of CD's, to expose the corruption, nepotism and acts of blackmailing and extortion of cash for ransoms. The said Sri M Raghunandan Rao, went on record giving details of the quantity of money extortions, expensive cars, and valuable farm properties, challenged Sri K Chandra Sekhar Rao for an open debate in an open press meet. Some of the startling revelations have appeared both in the Local media and the news media and the electronic media," the petition added.

Meanwhile, KCR, who is extensively campaigning in the Telangana region, described the order as politically motivated.


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