Saturday, December 08, 2007

‘Courier’ lodged in central jail

Saturday December 8 2007 10:31 IST

Express News Service

NELLORE: Pittala Srisailam, a TV news channel reporter, who was arrested yesterday, was lodged in the central prison here today.

The police arrested Srisailam suspecting him to be a courier of the banned CPI Maoist. He was remanded to judicial custody when the police produced him in court at Kandukur in Prakasam district.

However, Srisailam maintained that he has nothing do with the Maoists and came to Kandukur to interview an extremist. Emotional scenes were witnessed in the meeting hall of the prison where Krishnaveni, wife of Srisailam and his two daughters, who came from Hyderabad, met him.

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