Scribes get bail in connection with airing news on YSR death
Hyderabad: A city court on Monday granted
bail to two senior journalists of a Telugu news channel who
were arrested in connection with airing of a news report
alleging foul play by the Ambani brothers Mukesh and Anil in
the death of former Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy.
Bramhananda Reddy, Executive Editor, and P Venkat
Krishna, Input Editor of Telugu news channel TV-5, arrested by
Andhra Pradesh CID on Friday last, are now in judicial remand
till January 22 at the Chanchalguda jail here.
The VI Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate`s
Court, hearing the bail application of both the journalists,
gave them bail on furnishing a bond of Rs 5,000 each with two
surety of like amount.
Magistrate C H Ramachandra Murthy directed the channel
not to telecast any news item pertaining to YSR`s death since
investigation is pending with CBI and asked the editors to
cooperate with the CID in their investigations.
The police had filed cases on the charge of inciting
ill-feeling among a section of people against three Telugu TV
news channels TV-5, NTV and Sakshi TV owned by Y S Jaganmohan
Reddy, Congress MP and son of Rajasekhara Reddy.
The three news channels had aired a news story
quoting a report from a foreign website which said Reddy was
the victim of a conspiracy.
The telecast of the report on Thursday night triggered
an attack by Reddy`s supporters on business outlets of
companies led by Mukesh and Anil, across Andhra Pradesh.
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