The police on Saturday arrested four persons in a case related to fake currency. The arrested persons were claiming themselves to be naxalites while two others were absconding. According to OSD Jyothi Prakash and CCS CI Krishnaiah, B. Swami, Aniket Goud, Chandram and Sudhakar were arrested at the Siddipet old bus stand while travelling with facke currency for Rs. 9,9 00.
Two others — Prabhakar and Santu — were absconding. The police said B. Swami of Venkatapur village in Siddipet mandal had pasted posters at the MRO and MPDO offices in the name of naxalites about eight months ago. He had taken the help of Chandram, Mallesham, Sudhakar and Prabhakar in this regard. They had made phone calls to three businessmen demanding money, claiming to be followers of Jagan, CPI (ML) spokesperson. Then they threatened one Srinivas, a person arrested in fake currency case and forcibly took away his motorcycle.
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