CBI seeks Interpol help to arrest two in US accused of vilifying judges on social media


CBI has received arrest warrants for two people currently in the United States and has indicted six defendants in connection with its investigation into cases of derogatory remarks posted on social media against judges. He also turned to the US authorities for help in arresting two wanted persons.

Sources said the CBI received arrest warrants for Prabhakar Reddy, also known as “Punch” Prabhakar and Mani Annapureddi, and contacted Interpol in Washington to arrest them. The agency had previously located them, having received a Blue Notice against them through Interpol.

The CBI has filed six more indictments against so many defendants – Sridhar Reddy Avuthu, Jalagam Venkat Satyanarayana, Guda Sridhar Reddy, Srinath Susvaram, Kishore Kumar Darisa alias Kishore Reddy Darisa and Sudduluri Ajay Amrut in the case.

The defendants were arrested by the CBI on October 22 from various locations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangan and are currently in jail, the CBI reported.

During the investigation CBI Arrested Five Defendants Earlier and also filed five separate indictments against them. However, 11 separate charges were filed against all eleven defendants arrested by the CBI in the case.

“In relation to another accused, an investigation is underway to collect evidence against him. His YouTube channel is also blocked. In addition, the CBI received arrest warrants for the names of the two overseas accused from the competent courts in India, and the arrest process was initiated through diplomatic channels, ”the CBI said in a statement.

The CBI filed a case in this regard on November 11 last year against 16 defendants and took over the investigation of 12 FIRs from CID, Andhra Pradesh, pursuant to Andhra HK’s orders.

“The original FIRs were registered on complaints from the Registrar General of the High Court of Nobility of Andhra Pradesh. It was alleged that key personnel in high-profile positions in Andhra Pradesh, while deliberately harassing the judiciary, made derogatory posts on social media against honorable judges and judges following some court sentences by honorary judges. Andhra Pradesh Court. Actions were also initiated by CBI after it registered this case to remove unwanted messages from social media platforms, public domains and many such messages / accounts have been removed from the Internet, ”the CBI said in a statement.

Recently Supreme Court Criticizes CBI and IB for “not helping the judicial system at all” in matters relating to the safety of judges.

The day after these remarks, the CBI arrested two people and stated that it even interrogated a member of parliament and a former MLA from Andhra Pradesh about the case.

“During the investigation, 13 digital gadgets were restored, including mobile phones and tablets. CBI collected call records for 53 mobile connections. In the case, 12 accused and 14 more people were interrogated. During the forensics, evidence from the digital platform was also collected using digital forensics technology. CBI has gone through the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) channel to collect information related to Facebook defendants’ profiles, Twitter accounts, Facebook posts, tweets, YouTube videos from Facebook, Twitter, Googleetc. “- said in a statement CBI.


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