In a call money racket case which shocked the Andhra Pradesh state in 2015, Financer Potluri Srinivas committed suicide by consuming pesticide.
In his suicide note written by him, Potluri Srinivas said that he had to take the extreme step unable to bear the harassment by a group of people. He said in the note that he was being pressurised by the group .
Potluri Srinivas wife speaking to the media said that Potluri Srinivas and his family were tortured by filing fake cases in several police stations after her husband went absconding . Her husband wanted to surrender before the court but the police tortured their family which led to the suicide. She alleged that SI Krishna Mohan of Machavaram harassed them on daily bases.