Hyderabad, Sep 5 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested mining baron and former Karnataka Tourism Minister G Janardhan Reddy and Managing Director of Obalapuram Mining Company B V Srinivas Reddy after conducting raids at their premises.
Reddy was among those indicted by the Lokayukta report on illegal mining submitted to the Government on July 27.
Sleuths also raided the premises of Srinivas Reddy in Bangalore.
According to sources, the CBI team led by its DIG, P V Lakshminarayana has taken Janardhana Reddy and Srinivasa Reddy to Hyderabad for further questioning.
The probe agency action comes a day after Reddy's associate and former Karnataka minister B Sreeramulu resigned from his Assembly seat, protesting against the BJP's denial to give him ministerial berth and also keeping Bellary Reddy brothers out of the ministry. (ANI)