Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police Commissioner V V Srinivasa Rao issued orders imposing the Preventive Detention Act on M Rajesh alias Raj, 33, the reporter of a web news channel (SCI 24 TV), a resident of Uppal and a native of East Godavari.
Police said Raj was a habitual offender and used to cheat people by introducing himself as a reporter and also as a police official claiming to have good contacts with police officials.
He collected money from them as well. He was earlier arrested by the Bhongir Rural, Humayun Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Market, Kukatpally and Vanasthalipuram police. He was detained and sent to Chanchalguda prison on Friday.