Naidu directed Collectors and officials to be alert and prevent crimes like call money racket. He said, Racketeers , irrespective of their stature or political affiliation will be punished severely.
There were reports that Racketeers exploited women , who failed to pay back the loan taken from them. Reacting on it Naidu asked the collectors to Invoke ‘Nirbhaya Act’ against those who indulge in sexual violence on women.
So far nine ‘money call operators’ have been arrested in this connection. Congress leader Vishnu’s close aide is also one of the main accused and TDP leader Bode Prasad’s family member’s name is also in news .