Vizianagaram::The officials of ACB today conducted surprise check on Sub-Registrar’s office (west) today and seized Rs.50,125 in cash in excess. DSP (ACB) Sk.Shakeela Bhanu said five document writers, reportedly in connivance with Sub-Registrar K.Satyanarayana Murty collected 0.5 per cent more than the actual registration charges from the people. The official said she would be posting the information about the checks and the amount seized to her superiors and action would be taken against the Sub-Registrar after their instructions. The verification of registers was going on late in the evening.
Kakinada:: The Central Crime Station today arrested eight persons including four pharmacists and a history sheeter and recovered a huge haul of sedatives along with 25 kgs of ganja that about to sold to daily labourers and youngsters. According to CCS sources, the accused have been identified as Bezawada Ravi (40), Pemmadi Siva Prasad (41), Kondepudi Bhimaraju (30), K.Ramana (55) all residents of the city and Dasari Satyanarayana of Sairam Meddcals, Angara, Kankatala Venkata Malleswara Rao of Sri Mounica Meidcals, Angara, Nanduri Staya Bhaskara Rao of Prasad Sons and Co Medicals, Bhimavaram and Nadipudi Durga Prasad of Durga Bhavani Medicals, Eluru. SP Vishal Gunni speaking to media said that they allegedly procuring cough syrups, tablet and injections from the pharmacists and selling them in the city to suspected drug addicts with the help of their friends Siva Prasad, a history sheeter and Ramana. The po0lice seized 386 bottles of cough syrup, 3,635 sedative tablets, 18 units of sedative injections, 10 syringes and Rs.2,03,020 from the accused.
Vijayawada:: Students of Fatima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa staged a protest at Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences on Wednesday demanding justice in the wake of denial of recognition to the college by the MCI. The expressed regret that their pleas to the Chief Minister and Health Minister to get their fee refunded and that they be compensated for the loss of two academic years in the first year MBBS course yielded no result. Meanwhile, Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas assured them that the fee would be recovered from the college and returned to them.
Rajamahendravaram:: Former MP from Amalapuram G.V.Harsha Kumar has said that he will sit on hunger strike from July 25 as the government failed to render justice to the Dalit families that have been subjected to social boycott at Garagaparru village in West Godavari district. Speaking to media, he called upon the Dalits to lay siege to police stations in the State on July 26 if the government failed to address the demands of the victims.