IAS officer Cherukuri Sridhar seeks protection after deposing in Amaravati land scam | Amaravati News

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AMARAVATI: IAS officer Cherukuri Sridhar has sought protection as he deposed before the Crime Investigation Department (CID) as a witness in the alleged illegal land scam in Amaravati.
Sridhar had written to Andhra Pradesh chief secretary Adityanath Das on June 27 seeking security for himself and his family. Sridhar reportedly named top politicians and officials who were at the helm of affairs in his letter to the CS for their alleged role in the scam. Sridhar,was joint collector of Guntur district when the land deals were struck in then government and later officiated as Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) commissioner.
Sridhar was questioned by the CID in March after an FIR was filed on March 12 in the alleged land scam case.
The names of Mohan Rao and Ramaiah, who were experts in revenue laws and attached to the CRDA at that time, had also come up. While Mohan Rao has passed away, Ramaiah is working in Telangana state…

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