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Mining scam: Janardhana Reddy's custody extended

Press Trust of India
Apr 03, 2012 at 03:12pm IST

Bangalore: A CBI court on Tuesday extended till April 7 the judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and his personal assistant Mehfuz Ali Khan, arrested in connection with an illegal mining case.

Additional Civil and Sessions Court Judge and CBI special court judge B M Angadi passed the order after CBI moved an application seeking extension of the custody.

Associated Mining Corporation (AMC) and Deccan Mining Syndicate (DMC) owned by Reddy and his wife Aruna Lakshmi have been facing probe over charges of illegal mining.

Mining scam: Janardhana Reddy's custody extended

The custody of G Janardhana Reddy and his personal assistant has been extended till April 7.

Reddy and Khan, lodged in Bangalore central prison, were produced in the court via video-conferencing.

Meanwhile, hearing on bail pleas of Reddy and Khan was fixed for April seven by the Judge.

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