Former AP minister, 5 others arrested in "ESI scam"

Former AP minister, 5 others arrested in "ESI scam"

Newsdesk |
June 12, 2020

Senior TDP leader and former Andhra Pradesh Minister K Atchannaidu and five others were arrested on Friday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths over their alleged involvement in the Rs 150 crore ESI medical purchases 'scandal' during the previous regime, a senior ACB official said.

New Delhi, 12 June 2020

As per news report of PTI, while Atchannaidu was arrested from his residence in Srikakulam district, former Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESI) Directors C Ravi Kumar and G Vijay Kumar were arrested in Tirupati and Rajamahendravaram respectively, ACB Joint Director Ravi Kumar told reporters in Visakhapatnam. A joint director of ESI Janardhan, superintendent Chakravarthy and a senior assistant were arrested in Vijayawada.



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