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Jagan demands CBI probe into uncle's murder

IANS  |  Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) 

Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the "murder" of and his uncle

The of opposition blamed ruling for the killing of Vivekananda, brother of his late father and former Y.S. Rajasekhara

Vivekananda, a former and a former MP, was found dead under suspicious circumstances at his residence in Pulivendula town in Kadapa district Friday morning. After preliminary investigations, police said the was murdered.

Jagan said that TDP leadership was in power or the leadership was aware of the conspiracy whenever a death occurred in his family.

"When my grandfather was murdered, TDP was in power, when there was an attempt on my life at Vizag airport, TDP was in power and when this murder happened, TDP was again in power," he told reporters after paying tributes to Vivekananada Reddy.

"Two days before the helicopter crash in which my father Dr died, told the assembly that you (YSR) will not return and his remarks were boldly published in his favored media," Jagan said.

Jagan said only probe by an independent agency could bring out the facts. He alleged that the police were trying to divert the attention with wrong leads and fabricated evidence. "They have brought out a letter purported to be written by my uncle before dying which defies all logic," he said.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 22:02 IST