Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has informed the Supreme Court that rebel MP Raghuramakrishna Raju took payment from Andhra TV channels and was in touch with TD chief Chandrababu Naidu “as part of a bigger conspiracy (the TD) hatched against the YSRC government to spread hatred (among the public) against it.”
The apex court had directed the state government to file a counter affidavit while hearing the case. The APCID booked the case against Raju and two Telugu TV channels, citing charges of sedition.
The Bar and Bench website recently carried a story on this. It said that the AP government has, in its affidavit filed before the apex court, alleged that money was exchanged between the rebel MP and the TV channels in furtherance of the conspiracy. It further said, “In fact, in one instance, an amount of one million Euros appears to have been transferred by chairman of a TV channel to RRKR.”
“(It is) clear that all the strings were being pulled by…