Cybercrime has claimed but another sufferer in Vizag. Shiva Shankar, a resident of Seethammadhara, came throughout a faux commercial for a second-hand Toyota Innova on the web promoting platform OLX. To explicit his hobby, Mr. Shankar referred to as the quantity that was attached to the commercial. Padma Reddy, who replied to the decision, knowledgeable Mr. Shankar that the car became inside the custody of the security zone of the Airports Authority of India on the Visakhapatnam International Airport. Mr. Shankar changed into the telephone number of Mr. Gupta, who was noted because of the terminal supervisor, announcing he’s the character to touch to check the auto.

A man or woman posing to be Mr. Gupta over the smartphone informed Mr. Shankar to deposit Rs. 2.87 lakhs as a security deposit to take a look at the auto. He became additionally informed that the amount could be refunded if he did not like the auto. Mr. Shankar depended on him and transferred the amount. Mr. Shankar became informed to deposit some other Rs. 1.14 lakhs for coverage and tax on achieving the Vizag airport. Once once more, Mr. Shankar transferred the quantity. Following this, Mr. Shankar went in advance to satisfy the terminal supervisor Mr. Gupta.

On Friday, the authorities in the Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh suspended the licenses of three theatres for screening Lakshmi’s NTR in violation of orders of the Election Commission of India. Mr. Shankar has lodged a grievance with the cybercrime branch of Vizag police. It was then discovered that Mr. Gupta had no expertise in the transactions and that a person posing as him had initiated such transactions. Reportedly, CI Gopinath stated they have registered the case and carried out investigations to locate the imposter.


Given the poll season, the election authorities had no longer permitted to launch Lakshmi’s NTR in Andhra Pradesh on 1 May. However, ignoring the orders, the three theatres screened the film within the morning display on Wednesday. While the neighborhood sales officials reportedly allow off the theatres with caution, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi said that stern movement might be taken towards the theatres.

“The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) turned into violated in this situation. The Election Commission had issued directions towards the screening of the film till in addition orders. However, the film was screened in a few theatres in Kadapa district in violation of the orders of the Election Commission, and we will take action against the ones accountable,’’ Mr. Dwivedi was quoted as announcing through The New Indian Express.

Following the CEO’s orders, the Joint Collector of Kadapa district Koteswar Rao ordered the officers to capture the 3 theatres for violating the orders. The theatres will not be allowed to display screen any films now. Directed with the aid of Ram Gopal Varma, Lakshmi’s NTR hit the monitors in Telangana and someplace else final month. Starring Yagna Shetty and Vijay Kumar in the lead roles, the movie has been the center of several controversies, given its storyline.