7 people arrested in couple suicide and harassment case with loan app
KAKINADA: Police in the southern area of Rajamahendravaram have arrested seven people in connection with the recent suicide of a married couple.
The couple took out loans through the apps and were unable to repay the debt. The app operators harassed the couple and posted a makeover nude video linking the couple to it.
East Godavari Police told the media that the couple were harassed and insulted by two loan apps – Hundi Loan and Speed Loan – and those arrested were behind both apps.
The accused has made bank transactions of `1 crore in recent days. They frequently changed bank accounts to deceive investigative agencies. Special teams were deployed to catch those who launched the apps or were behind them.
SP Sudheer Reddy said the couple took loans through seven types of apps such as Handy Loan, Lee Cash, Speed Loan, Kredit Bee, Credit Guru, Royal Cash deck, Deck Loan, Saga Pocket Loan.
He said if anyone threatened or worked for loan applications, they would be punished under IPC Sections 384 and 386 and face 10 years in prison.
Police arrested Lambadi Naresh (23) from Manikonda of Rangareddy district in Telangana, Medisetty Pridwi Raju (22) from P Thimmapuram village in Pithapuram mandal, Nakka Sumanth (23) from Eleswaram, Danaboyina Bhaskar (23 ) from Sirisapalli village of NR Peta Road, Manda Veera Venkata Haribabu (23) from J Annavaram village of Eleswaram mandal, Korupolu Ramakrishna (24) from KKAgraharam of K Kotapadu mandal of Visakhapatnam district and Kolluru Srinivasa Yadav (27 years old) from Madeenaguda of Miyapur in Rangareddy district.