Reddys to remain in judicial custody till Nov 14

CBI had arrested the duo from Bellary in Karnataka Sep 5 in connection with the illegal mining in Andhra Pradesh`s Anantapur district.

Updated: Oct 31, 2011, 14:22 PM IST

Hyderabad: A local court on Monday extended till November 14 the judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy and OMC managing director B Srinivas Reddy in the illegal mining case.

The special court for CBI cases here extended the judicial remand (through video conference) of both the accused.

On September 5, the CBI, probing the alleged illegal
mining by OMC, arrested the Reddys from Bellary in Karnataka
and they were remanded in judicial custody at the Chenchalguda
central prison here.

The OMC owned by Gali Janardhan Reddy is accused of
changing mining lease boundary markings between Andhra Pradesh
and Karnataka and indulging in "illegal" mining in the Bellary
Reserve Forest.