Fake currency racket busted, three arrested

DCP T. Ravi Kumar Murthy displaying the illegal weapon and the fake currency seized from the accused in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday Photo: K.R. Deepak
DCP T. Ravi Kumar Murthy displaying the illegal weapon and the fake currency seized from the accused in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday Photo: K.R. Deepak
The City Task Force (CTF) on Tuesday arrested a notorious criminal and two others for trying to smuggle fake currency into the city, while another is absconding. The CTF team led by ACP I. Chittibabu also seized fake currency of face value of Rs. 6.78 lakh and a country-made 9 mm pistol with two empty magazine clips.
The notorious criminal has been identified as Gurajarapu Nalamaharaju (45), native of Rajanagaram, East Godavari district. He was involved in three murder cases including one triple murder.
According to DCP T. Ravi Kumar Murthy, the accused was involved in a murder case in Rangampeta in 2005, another murder case under One Town Police Station limits in Rajahmundry in 2011 and a triple murder case at Aatreyapuram in East Godavari in 2014.
Nalamaharaju’s close associate Nammi Srinu of Visakhapatnam is absconding. And the other two arrested were Mavuri Chakradhar and Gedela Govindarao, both hailing from Visakhapatnam.
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