Hyderabad police arrested Ananthapuram Telugu Desam Party MLC G. Deepak Reddy and two others in connection with a land forgery case.
Deepak Reddy nephew of JC Diwarkar Reddy who had declared assets over 6000 crores in 2012 was elected as MLC last year.
He was arrested in connection with the encroachment of land in posh Banjara Hills Road no 2. He has been remanded to 14 days judicial custody and is shifted to Chanchalguda Jail.
Deepak Reddy is said to have illegally registered land in the names of dead people and later placed petitions in court, claiming that the lands were his.
Deepak Reddy alleges that he was victimized of forgery signatures. He said, His signature was forged and even the fingerprints were not of his. He said, without cross checking the facts with forensic, he was victimized.