AP High Court dismisses IPS officer AB Venkateswara Rao’s petition for stay on arrest
The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed senior IPS officer AB Venkateswara Rao’s petition seeking stay on arrest in the case related to the alleged irregularities in purchase of security equipment during the previous TDP rule. Based on the allegations, the present AP government suspended him from the service. The High Court directed the AP government to probe the case as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court. In the petition, Venkateswara Rao brought to the notice of the High Court that the ACB wants to arrest him in the case.