PIL is dismissed by the HC as frivolous

PIL launched by the high court seeks a CBI investigation into arson cases in Amalapuram . The petition was launched during protests against the renaming of Konaseema district .

Vijayawada: The PIL launched by a high court on Friday, seeking a CBI investigation into the recent arson cases in Amalapuram, during protests against the renaming of Konaseema district.One Ketireddy Jagadeeswar Reddy, a former police officer, has filed a lawsuit against the court, claiming that the police investigation into the matter is not conducted in a fair way.G Siva Prasad Reddy, an advocate for the petitioner, said the arson was carried out by a ruling party corporator, but police did not summon him for questioning.Chief Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and Justice DVSS Somayajulu, as the bench members, have stated that they are not prepared to participate in a petition promoting a political cause.

The high court dismissed the complaint because the petitioner's counsel refused to institute damages.