The CBI Monday filed separate chargesheets towards 4 accused for allegedly making derogatory remarks on social media towards judges and judiciary. The company mentioned it had filed the chargesheets earlier than a particular court docket in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
The chargesheets have been filed towards Dhani Reddy Konda Reddy, Pamula Sudheer, Adarsh Pattapu and Lavanuru Samba Siva Reddy.
CBI had registered a case within the matter on November 11 final yr towards 16 folks and had taken over the probe of 12 FIRs from Andhra Pradesh CID following AP HC’s order.
CBI mentioned in a press release: “…It was alleged that the key personnel occupying posts of prominence in Andhra Pradesh by intentionally targeting the Judiciary, made derogatory posts on social media platform against Judges and Judiciary following some court verdicts…. Action was also initiated by CBI, after it had registered this case to get objectionable posts removed from social media platforms, public domains and a lot of such posts/accounts were removed from internet.”
The accused have been arrested in July and August this yr.
Last month, the Supreme Court had criticised CBI and IB for “not helping the judiciary at all” in issues regarding safety of judges. A day after the remarks, CBI arrested two people.