Three nabbed for demanding money from cine producer

Three nabbed for demanding money from cine producer
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Hyderabad: The Cyber Crime Police here arrested three persons, who were involved in the infringement of Copyright Act and demanding money from cheating cine producers.

The accused were identified as Putta Sudhakar Chowdary, 31, a native of East Godavari District, P. Prabhakar Chowdhary, 38, of East Godavari and Y.Vijaya Nag, 37, of Nagpur.

Police said they received a complaint from one K. Krishnaiah, who stated he produced a film titled “Jawaan (Intikokkadu)”. Before the release of the movie, a few people approached him claiming themselves to be anti-pirate people and can stop the movie. They demanded the producer to pay money for not uploading the HD print of the movie on the internet. Based on the complaint the Cybercrime police registered a case and launched an investigation.

On Tuesday the police nabbed the accused at their office at Yusufguda and seized incriminating material from them and sent them to judicial custody. The operation was carried out by B Chand Basha, Inspector, SI Madan, PCs Chandra Shekher, P. Madhu Babu, H. Shekher under the direct supervision of Addl. DCP KCS Raghu Vir. (NSS)