Hyderabad, August 3 :-
The Eluru Court on Monday extended the remand of Telugu Desam MLA from Kovvur T V Ramarao, who was accused in a case of rape and murder and sexual harassment of students in his Nursing College at Nidadavole, to August 17.
Earlier, the West Godavari District II Munsif Magistrate court in Eluru remanded him to judicial custody till August 3. After hearing his bail petition, the court extended his remand to August 17.
The Tdp leader was arrested on a complaint by five female students of the TVR College of Nursing in Nidadavolu before Home Minister P Sabita Reddy that Mr Rao, had allegedly tried to ‘sexually assault’ two of them.
A case had been registered a case against the legislator for alleged rape and murder of a student on June 18.
The girl students from Kerala had recorded their statements before CID, to which the case was transferred by the State Government, after initial probe by the Nidadavolu police could not achieve a breakthrough in the case.