New Delhi/Bellary: Supreme Court on Monday has rejected a plea from business tycoon G Janardhana Reddy which urged the court to relax his bail conditions to return to his native place Bellary. According the Apex Court order on September 04, the bail conditions will continue and can’t be relaxed to visit Bellary. Reddy reportedly urged the Apex Court to grant its permission to stay at his native place, Bellary. However, the court rejected the plea recognising seriousness of the case charged on him.
Reddy, an influential business tycoon from Karnataka is a prime accused in illegal iron ore mining scam in Bellary. Supreme Court on January 20, 2015 had granted bail to Reddy and directed him not to visit his home town Ballary and Kadapa where his Obalapuram Mining Company is situated. The judge had also asked him to pay Rs. 20 lakh cash as surety and directed him to cooperate with the investigations.