Former MLA and Congress leader Malladi Vishnu who was arrested by SIT team yesterday in the hooch tragedy case have been remanded to judicial custody till January 19.The Congress leader is the A9 in the case and he along with his brother Malladi Srinivas arrested by SIT team yesterday night.
The Judge ordered Vishnu's remand after VIjayawada police produced the former MLA and Congress leader in the court earlier.Along with Malladi Vishnu his brother Malladi Srinivas also have been remanded to judicial custody till January 19.
Earlier, doctors had conducted medical tests on Vishnu and his brother Srinivas at the government hospital. On learning about the arrest of Vishnu, Congress party workers and his followers held a dharna in protest against the arrest. Section 144 has been imposed around Krishnalanka police station area. Eight other family members were also accused in the case.