CBI to begin probe into murder of Andhra CM's uncle Vivekananda Reddy

Four months after the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the sensational killing of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's uncle and former minister and MP Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, the central agency has begun the probe.

A seven-member CBI team on Saturday met Kadapa district Superintendent of Police K.K.N. Anburajan and gathered details about Vivekananda Reddy's murder, which occurred on March 15, 2019.

Observing that there is no progress in the investigation even after nearly a year, the high court on March 11 had directed that the case be investigated by the CBI.

The court gave the direction on petitions filed by Vivekananda Reddy's daughter N. Suneetha Reddy, her husband and others.

The former state minister and MP was