Anil Kumar, son-in-law of Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, and three more pastors were found in possession of Rs. 10.40 lakh in cash at a lodge in Karimnagar.
BJP corporator Bandi Sanjay alleged that the cash was brought by Mr. Anil Kumar for distribution to voters.
Mr. Anil Kumar had arrived in the town earlier in a helicopter (hmm CM's son in Law) and gone to a hotel room where other pastors were staying since the last two days. On the BJP’s complaint, police raided the hotel and seized the cash.
Later, more BJP leaders arrived and raised slogans against the pastors and the Chief Minister. The pastors also came out of their rooms and argued with them. The police then arrived there in large numbers, dispersed the mob and took the BJP leaders into custody.
YSR a devout Christian became Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in 2004 and is the longest serving Congress chief minister.