YSRCP leader Nageswara Rao arrested on rape charge

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Patamata police arrested YSRCP leader and former Jaggaiahpet Municipal Chairman Tanneru Nageswara Rao today for allegedly sexually assaulting a party leader and deceiving her.

The victim (40) is a resident of Patamata is working as party steering committee member. Following a complaint lodged by her, the police registered a case and arrested the accused. According to police, the victim joined the party three years ago and Nageswara Rao reportedly assured her to provide a good position. He allegedly took Rs.40 lakh and sexually exploited her said in her complaint.

The police registered a case against the accused under Sections 376, 384, 420 and 506 of IPC. Sources said that the victim has lodged a complaint with the City Police Commissioner Gautam Sawang who ordered an inquiry. The accused was produced in the court that remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days and shifted to Rajamahendravram Central Prison.

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