Self-proclaimed election strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday (13th of April) wrote on his Twitter page, “those convicted or facing charges of abuse of public office and misappropriation of funds are claiming to be the custodians of truth.”
In response to the tweet of Prashant Kishor, RJD leader Md. Nematullah wrote, “Hey young man, You are deadly contradictory. You are partnering with Jagan Mohan Reddy who has spent more years in jail and accused in 31 cases. It’s height of hypocrisy. Are you in senses when you talk about debate with honourable Lalu ji.? You don’t know him fully.”.
Hey young man, You are deadly contradictory. You are partnering with Jagan Mohan Reddy who has spent more years in jail and accused in 31 cases. It’s height of hypocrisy. Are you in senses when you talk about debate with honourable Lalu ji.? You don’t know him fully https://t.co/NdCoQvLRFD— Md. Nematullah (@MdNematullah1) April 13, 2019
Irony just died a thousand deaths! pic.twitter.com/H8WRzfU5Oh— TrendPSPK (@TrendPSPK) April 14, 2019
Mr. Reddy has been charged with several criminal cases in illegal assets case.
According to the Affidavit filed by YS Jagan in his nomination papers, there are 31 criminal cases pending against him.
Mr. Reddy in the affidavit under the column ‘pending criminal cases’ declared that 31 criminal cases were pending against him with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Directorate of Enforcement (ED) and different police stations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
In the 11 CBI cases, Mr. Jagan has been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy, forgery, dishonesty, accepting bribe, inducing delivery of property, criminal misconduct, criminal breach of trust, prevention of Corruption and few more crimes.
In 7 ED cases, former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy’s son Mr Jagan has been charged with Money Laundering.
In 13 cases booked in Andhra Pradesh as well as Telangana police stations, Mr. Jagan has been charged with more than 20 different forms of offences recorded in the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
In police station of Pulivendula, several cases have been booked under 16 different sections of the Indian Penal Code and other criminal acts.
Different cases have also been booked against YS Jagan Reddy for rioting armed with deadly weapons, criminal intimidation, mischief causing damage to public property, and several other crimes.
Mr. Reddy was arrested by the CBI on illegal assets charges and his Judicial custody was extended repeatedly as the investigation proceeded.