Hyderabad High Court orders notices on sale of church assets

Justice Kodanda Ram of the Hyderabad High Court today ordered notices in a writ petition filed seeking a CBI probe into sale of assets of schools colleges, hospitals under the control of Samavesham of Telugu Baptist Churches in the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

The special Administrative Officer of STBC Anjan Prasad filed the case. He lamented that he gave details of illegal transaction to the CBI Director but there was no response. He alleged that Diwakar from Nellore is resorting to sale of the properties.

The judge ordered notices to DGPs of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States, Union Home Secretary and the CBI Director. The judge said that after the response on notice, the issue of referring the case to the CBI could be decided.