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Janardhan Reddy granted 'unconditional' bail in mining case

By Vicky Nanjappa
May 11, 2012 17:49 IST
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A court in Hyderabad on Friday granted mining baron and former Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party Minister Janardhan Reddy conditional bail in the in the Obulapuram mining caseĀ . He will however remain in jail as he has been granted bail only in one of the two cases pertaining to illegal mining.

This is a case pertaining to illegalities in mining in Andhra Pradesh. However he has not yet been granted bail in the associated mining case which is an offence committed in Karnataka.

Reddy, who was arrested almost a year ago is now lodged in the Bangalore jail. Reddy's associate Srinivasa Reddy was also granted bail in the same case. Their bail plea regarding Karnataka will come up on May 23.
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