ESI scam: Pithani’s son files anticipatory bail as ACB sleuths gear up to arrest him
The Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths are likely to arrest Pithani Suresh, the son of former labour and employment minister Pithani Satyanarayana in the ESI scam.
On Friday, the ACB officials arrested Murali, the former personal secretary of the former minister Pithani Satyanarayana in ESI scam case. Pithani Satyanarayana’s son Pithani Suresh has filed an anticipatory bail in Hyderabad High Court fearing that the ACB officials would arrest him. The lawyer of Murali has also reportedly approached the court for bail.
A team of ACB officials have reportedly reached Hyderabad to arrest Pithani Suresh in Hyderabad. Reports suggest that Pithani Suresh has kept himself underground until the court's order.
Pithani Suresh has earlier said that he and the former secretary Murali were no way connected with the ESI scam. He and his father has alleged that it is the YSRCP government’s vindictive politics.