Vijayawada, Apr 26 UNI | 3 months ago

YSR Congress Party Vijayawada Parliamentary constituency candidate Koneru Rajendra Prasad today made it clear that he was not guilty of any corrupt act as the charges against him to be prove in the judiciary.

Participating in a Meet the Press programme organised by APUWJ here, he said he was in prison for about one year as the CBI charge sheeted him. However,the CBI had to prove the corruption charges.

"I strongly believe that I did not indulge in any corrupt practice. The cases, registered against me, are to be tried' he said and condemned the opposition Telugu Desam party allegation that he was jailed in corruption charges.

Mr Koneru Prasad, an industrialist turned politician and a close aide of Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, promised that he would formulate a long term policy to develop the city if elected. He said that the main problem the city is facing, was the Machilipatnam-Pune NH 9 and Chennai-Kolkata NH 5, passing through the city, causing a number of road accidents and traffic congestions. There is dire need to construct a fly over each at Benz Circle and Durga temple to ease traffic.

(Posted on 27-04-2014)