TV actor’s death: Film producer arrested in Hyderabad

Two persons, Sai Krishna Reddy and Devaraja Reddy, were already arrested by the police on Monday in connection with the case.

By   |  City Bureau   |  Published: 16th Sep 2020  1:18 pmUpdated: 16th Sep 2020  9:33 pm

Hyderabad: In the third arrest in connection with the alleged suicide of television actor K Shravani, the SR Nagar police on Wednesday arrested film producer Ashok Reddy. Two others, Sai Krishna Reddy and Devaraja Reddy were arrested on Monday.

The 26-year-old actor who did several roles in Telugu television serials was found hanging in her house in Madhuranagar on September 8. During the investigation the police found that Devaraja Reddy, Sai Krishna Reddy and Ashok Reddy were in touch with the actor over the last five years.

While the actor’s parents accused Devaraja Reddy for driving the actor to suicide, Reddy alleged that Sai Krishna Reddy and Ashok Reddy had harassed the actor.

Ashok Reddy was taken into custody on Wednesday morning and after questioning, was arrested. Punjagutta ACP Thirupatanna said the producer had ‘forced actor to break up with Sai Krishna Reddy and Devaraja Reddy’ and also ‘exploited her offering roles in Telugu movies’.

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