Hyderabad, June 8: On the eve of celebrating one year in office, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has landed in a controversy.
According to reports, Telugu news channels on Sunday played an audio tape of a telephonic conversation relating to the cash-for-vote scam that has landed Naidu in a controversy. The audio is purported to be between Naidu and nominated Telangana legislator Elvis Stephenson.
During the conversation, Naidu purportedly assured the nominated member that he is with him. "Our people briefed me. I am with you don't bother. For everything I am with you. What all they spoke we will honour," Naidu was heard as telling the legislator.
The TDP Legislator Revath Reddy was arrested by the ACB for offering a bribe to Stephenson.
Meanwhile, Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao met Governor ESL Narsimhan after the audio was made public and demanded that strict action be taken in the matter.