Bhuma Akhila Priya, former minister of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.,) has been remanded to three days police custody in a kidnapping case.
On the 11th of January, the Telangana Court agreed to the petition filed by the police seeking the custody of Akhila Priya and also dismissed her bail plea.
Justifying the plea of seeking her custody, the Police said if given bail, Akhila Priya would manipulate the witnesses in the kidnapping case.
As of now, Akhila Priya is at Chanchalguda women’s jail as a remand prisoner. She would be in custody till the 13th of January for further investigation.
According to sources, besides Ms. Priya, three others were alleged of kidnapping relatives of K. Chandrashekar Rao, the Chief Minister of Telangana.
Three men who are directly related to K. Chandrasekhar Rao, were kidnapped from their home in Bowenpally in Hyderabad on the evening of the 5th of January.
The reason behind the kidnapping is said to be a land dispute in Hafeezpet, Hyderabad.
According to the family members of the victim, the former tourism minister of Andhra Pradesh Bhuma Akhil Priya and her husband Bhargav’s family are alleged to have been involved in the kidnapping.
The other three accused are, K. Praveen Rao, K. Sunil Rao and K. Naveen Rao while senior TDP leader A.V. Subba Reddy and Akhila Priya’s husband Bhargav Ram were also alleged of being involved in the case.
The police deployed special teams to catch Bhargav Ram who is still absconding.
Stay tuned for further updates.