2nd day ED intertogation: Jagan test their patience

Enforcement Directorate officials questioned Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in the Chanchalguda central prison here on Saturday for the second day in connection with his assets case. Reddy remained more or less tight-lipped to questions raised by a four-member team comprising ED deputy director of ED Rajesh Singh, who came from Delhi, on investments made by some foreign companies in his companies.

The ED team grilled the YSRCP chief from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm in a special room provided by the jail officials. Even as the ED officials shot off questions from a prepared questionnaire on money transferred from Luxembourg and Mauritius to his companies, Jaganmohan Reddy merely said “I do not know .

” Jaganmohan Redy is accused of bringing Rs 124- crore investments into Sandur Power Company from two prominent companies in Mauritius _ i2 Capital and Plury Emerging. Another company, Asia Manufacture Sicar, from Luxembourg also invested in the company. While Jagan was interrogated on investments that flew from foreign countries into Jagathi publications . The CBI court granted permission to ED officials to question Jaganmohan Reddy from July 7 to July 21 between 10 am and 5 pm.

After the CBI registered a case, the ED also registered cases against him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

The ED, which had recorded the statements of industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad, suspended IAS officer BP Acharya and IRAS officer KV Brahmananda Reddy in the jail, also recorded the statement of Jagan.