Rosaiah, during his tenure as the CM, had denotified a prime land of 9.14 acres in the Ameerpet area of Hyderabad in favour of a private party. He is one of the 13 accused in the case.
The Ameerpet land issue had come in to focus after an advocate Mohanlal filed a case in the Anti-Corruption Bureau case in 2010 alleging that by denotifying the 9.4 acres of land in favour of a private party K Rosaiah had caused a loss of Rs 200 crore to the state exchequer.
On the direction of the court, the Anti-Corruption Bureau had taken up the probe in the case, but in March 2011
However, the petitioner filed a protest petition against the ACB's report after which the court decided to examine all the witnesses. Subsequently the court recorded the statements of top officials, CVSK Sharma, the then principal secretary to the CM, B P Acharya, the then commissioner of Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority and TS Appa Rao, the then secretary, municipal administration and urban development.
The land originally belonged to the HMDA but after the decision to denotify it, the land was sold to a private party.