YSRCP demands CBI probe in minister YS Vivekananda’s death

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 15, 2019 19:06 hrs

[India], Mar 15 (ANI): YSR Congress Party on Friday demanded CBI probe into the death of State Minister YS Vivekananda Reddy, brother of former Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. YS Vivekananda Reddy was found dead at his residence this morning.

"The suspicious death of YS Vivekananda Reddy should be probed by a high-level investigative agency as the circumstances leading to the death causes concern. They cannot be brushed aside by a regular inquiry like SIT as there has been a methodical attack on the YSR family members,” party spokesperson Vasireddy Padma told media here. 

Alleging a conspiracy in the death of YS Vivekananda Reddy, YSR Congress Party said that YS Rajasekhara Reddy was a victim of a helicopter crash and recently Leader of Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was attacked at the Vizag airport. 

YS Vivekananda Reddy had returned from election campaign at Jammalamdugu on Thursday. He was given the Kadapa Lok Sabha ticket.

He is survived by his wife and a daughter. Reddy was elected as an MLA from Pulivendula constituency in 1989 and 1994. He became a Member of Parliament from Kadapa Lok Sabha seat in 1999 and 2004. In 2009, he was elected as MLC. (ANI)