Man held for threatening

The Cyber Crime Police arrested Potar Ramesh, a driver who sent threatening messages to a government official demanding Rs 50 lakh, here today.

The 31-year-old Ramesh, a resident of Tupran Mandal in Medak District, sent two threatening SMS to HMWS Chief General Manager Ravindranath, claiming to be a naxalite, demanding Rs 50 lakh, police said in a release here today.

Police seized a cell phone from the accused and he will be produced before the local court