Andhra Home Secretary arrested in Emaar scandal; CBI gets custody till Feb 1
January 30, 2012 | Duration: 1 min, 46 sec
One of Andhra Pradesh's most senior bureaucrats, IAS officer BP Acharya, has been arrested in Hyderabad on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption. Mr Acharya is the Principle Home Secretary. The case involves Emaar Properties, a real estate giant headquartered in Dubai, which was planning to build a high-end hotel, golf course and luxury villas on 535 acres in Gachibawli.