HC grants bail to ex-Andhra Minister Naidu in ESI medicine purchase scam

Amaravati: The AP High Court on Fri. granted bail to previous state Labor Minister & TDP leader K Atchan Naidu in connection with a complaint linked to the claimed ESI medicines buys scam.

A bench of the High Court granted conditional bail to Naidu requesting him to deposit INR two lakh as surety & instructed him not to leave the nation.

K Atchan Naidu, who’s a TDP MLA & deputy floor leader of the TDP Legislative Party within the AP Assembly, has been detained on Jun 12, 2024, in connection with the allegations of a scam within the buy of medicines in ESI hospitals.

Naidu has been the Labor Minister within the recent TDP regime within the state.
Notably, he’d gone under an operation merely 2 days prior to his own detain by this Anti-Corruption Bureau of the AP Police. He has been thereafter moved to Ramesh Hospital (3) in Guntur in Jul on the orders of the High Court & has been in judicial remand there.

Meantime, Atchan Naidu tested positive(+ve) for COVID-19 on Aug 14, after that he has been moved to NRI Hospital (3) in Mangalagiri on Aug 22 for best medication for COVID-19.