YSRCP chief YS.Jagan Mohan Reddy spoke for few minutes in the courthall. Addressing the judge, he said: “I do not know why these cases have been booked against me and why I was arrested. I am leading a political party, which is contesting bye-elections to 18 Assembly and one Lok Sabha constituency and the whole country is looking at these bye-elections.”
He further pointed out that the CBI had asked him to appear before it. “I left my campaign and cooperated with them till they arrested me. Whatever questions they have asked I answered. You can see the case diary. You can see the case diary. May be I have not answered in the way, they wanted me to do,” he remarked.
Referring to the Sakshi shares, he said each share of Rs. 10 face value was sold at Rs. 350. “Has Sakshi no value at all,” he asked. He noted that Sakshi was the eight largest circulated daily in the country.