New Delhi: After spending a sleepless night in Hyderabad's Chanchalguda Central Prison, Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday appealed for bail in the CBI court. 39-year-old Jagan was arrested on Sunday evening by the CBI in connection with the disproportionate assets case registered against him. He was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Monday by a special CBI court.

Jagan is the fifth person to be arrested in the DA case. The others apprehended are his financial advisor Vijay Sai Reddy (the first person to be arrested and now out on bail), senior bureaucrat K V Brahmananda Reddy, noted industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad and AP's Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkatramana Rao, who is presently under CBI custody.

CBI has charged Jagan under Sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 420 (cheating), 409 (criminal breach of trust) and 477A (falsification of accounts) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 13 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.


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