Telangana: Special Court acquits Ministers, MLAs, and MPs; Forum calls for appointment of full-time PP2 min read
The Special Court attempting MPs and MLAs have acquitted or discharged 49 legislators from the state in 86 felony instances throughout 2018 and 2019, a Right To Information response has revealed. The Forum for Good Governance, which filed the RTI, stated that the absence of an everyday public prosecutor and everlasting workers for the courtroom led to acquittal or discharge attributable to lack of give attention to instances.
The acquitted embrace Telangana chief minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao, Union MOS for Home G Kishan Reddy, Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, MPs Asaduddin Owaisi, A Revanth Reddy, Ministers KT Rama Rao, T Harish Rao, Etala Rajender, T Srinivas Yadav, MLC Ok Kavitha, and MLAs Akbaruddin Owaisi, T Raja Singh, and so on.
In a illustration to the Chief Secretary of Telangana on Monday, enclosed with the RTI response revealing discharge or acquittal of public representatives within the particular courtroom, the FGG appealed for the appointment of a public prosecutor for the profitable conduct of instances.
The State Government had accorded sanction in December 2018 for the institution of a Special Court at Hyderabad for the trial of MLA and MP instances. Thirty supporting workers members had been additionally sanctioned by the State.
However, from its inception, the Court couldn’t perform successfully within the absence of a full time public prosecutor and full energy of sanctioned workers, stated M Padmanabha Reddy, secretary, FGG. The group has made a number of representations to the Governor and the Chief Secretary concerning the identical within the final two years.
“Till date, no full-time public prosecutor was appointed. An additional charge public prosecutor who is looking after four Courts is unable to divert full time to this Court leading to zero conviction of cases. The Forum for Good Governance requests the Chief Secretary to take necessary action for appointment of Public Prosecutor on regular basis and also instruct the police to take interest in the successful prosecution of cases,” stated Reddy within the illustration to the Chief Secretary.
A listing displaying the MLAs and MPs who had been acquitted/discharged revealed that BJP MLA T Raja Singh tops the chart with him being let off in 10 instances, adopted by CM Ok Chandrasekhar Rao in 8 instances.