Police News - Andhra Police

Two arrested in call money sex scandal

Vijayawada: The city police on Sunday arrested two private money lenders, Yelamanchily Srirama Murthy and Dudala Rajesh, in the alleged call money-cum-sex scandal. Following a complaint by a woman victim with the Machavaram police, the two accused were taken into custody and five more involved  in the racket have been identified. The modus operandi of the accused is to offer loans to needy persons after obtaining promissory notes and blank cheques from them.

ACB arrests civilian in corruption case in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: In an unusual case of corruption, the Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Wednesday arrested a man from Kolkata after he collected Rs. 10 lakh from a Government employee promising to stop an “inquiry by ACB” against the latter. The tainted sum was recovered from Amith Khetawath after catching him near South India Shopping Mall in Gachibowli, the ACB Deputy Director Umamaheshwara Sharma said. The accused approached R.G.

Man arrested who duped Flipkart

Hyderabad: Cyberabad police arrested P. Veera Raghava Reddy, 25, for cheating Flipkart. Investigation officials found out that he had also duped Amazon and he had formed a gang with his family members in order to dupe these two firms. Cops said that he cheated the the two e-commerce portals of Rs 36 lakh by returning goods after removing hardware. “Veera involved his elder brother P.

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana police slam UP police action

Hyderabad: AP and TS IPS officers have condemned the act of their Uttar Pradesh counterparts who stripped a couple in broad daylight, on social media. The video, showing a couple being stripped nude in front of hundreds of onlookers in Noida, has gone viral on social media.

A.P. DGP offers police protection to telecos

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police J.V. Ramudu on Monday said that the telecom service providers, who were served notices in connection with the alleged phone-tapping by the Telangana Government, would be provided police protection against any threats. “If anybody threatens the telecom operators, they must feel free to lodge complaints with us. We can give them protection,” Mr.

Andhra police shot 20 red sander smugglers in Chittoor

Chittoor:  Twenty woodcutters believed to be hired by red-sander smugglers were killed in an encounter with the Special Task Force in Seshachalam hill ranges near Tirupati in the wee hours of Tuesday. This is the highest toll in a single encounter in the history of red-sanders smuggling. While 11 persons were killed in Cheekatikona, nine more died in Eethagunta, both deep in the forest, around 10 k.m. from the nearest human habitation.

Gang held for mass copying in exam for railway job examinations

Hyderabad: Cyberabad Police’s Special Operations Team (SOT) on Sunday busted a gang which was involved in mass copying using WhatsApp and Bluetooth in the Railway Recruitment Board examinations at various centres in Hyderabad and other places of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Pakistan cyber crooks hack Andhra Pradesh, Telangana sites

Hyderabad: Pakistani hackers have hacked the websites of the Centre, AP, Telangana, Gujarat and Odisha. Stating that it is a message to the Indian government regarding alleged police atrocities in Kashmir they defaced the websites of the drug control administration, agriculture department and the  forest development corporation. Around 22 sites were hacked. Cyberabad cyber crime police station assistant commissioner S.

Good response to ‘She Teams’, says police

Hyderabad: The police seems to be happy with the response for ‘She Teams’. Officials said six persons were arrested in a week. The culprits include men from all social backgrounds. Many were caught red-handed harassing women. Cops said there is an immense response for She Teams and whenever suspects are arrested it is applauded by people witnessing it.