Chandrababu Naidu lands in cash-for-vote controversy after audio tape goes public

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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.

Andhra CM lands in cash-for-vote scam

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. 

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