Police arrest the CEO of T9 News channel

Published Nov 18, 2015, 8:42 am IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 2:03 am IST
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Hyderabad: The CEO of T9  News channel and a DR assistant at Secretariat along with two others were arrested by CCS Police on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a job fraud.
The accused allegedly cheated the victims by promising jobs in GENCO and collected huge amounts.

Komi Reddy, the CEO of T9 News channel, Dara Venkateshwara Rao, working as a DR Assistant at Secretariat and T. Ramesh, working as a lab assistant at a private college along with another person B. Naresh Babu are accused of cheating two unemployed youths by promising jobs and taking Rs 5 lakh from them.

Police said Srisai Venu and E. Mahesh applied for the job of assistant engineer in the Genco. They approached Ramesh, who assured them of arranging the job. He demanded Rs 10 lakh for the job and took Rs 2.5 lakh as advance.

They were later introduced to Naresh, who took them to Komi Reddy. Reddy convinced them that he knew Venkateshwar Rao. They promised the victims to arrange the question paper one day before the examination and collected huge amounts from them.” said CCS joint CP T. Prabhaker.

During inquiry, the accused confessed to have collected Rs 1 lakh each from ten candidates for securing Group D jobs in the railway.


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