A particular Judicial magistrate of the Prohibition and Excise courtroom in Guntur granted bail to Kollu Anka Babu, a senior journalist who was arrested by the Crime Investigation division (CID) late on Thursday night underneath Sections 153(a), 505(2) and a hundred and twenty(B) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Granting bail, the magistrate requested the CID to submit an proof on the prices levelled in opposition to Mr. Anka Babu inside 4 days.
The CID mentioned that Mr. Anka Babu had posted a message on WhatsApp implying that the spouse of a extreme official inside the Chief Minister’s office (CMO) had been questioned by a particular group on the Gannavaram airport on prices of bringing in an monumental quantity of gold from the UAE.
primarily based on a grievance lodged by an official inside the CMO, a group from the CID arrested Mr. Anka Babu from his residence in Vijayawada.
Mr. Anka Babu had labored with a quantity of information organisations and is energetic on social media.
“The allegations levelled by the accused on social media can have triggered enmity between sections of society and instigated tensions. extra, the accused had not cooperated with the police as quickly as they tried to serve a discover underneath part forty one-A,” mentioned the CID.