Today, Banjara Hills police have arrested Venkata Prasad, a character artist who played the role of Prabhas father in “Baahubali : The beginning”. Venkata Prasad, who is also the manager of Hyderabad Prasad's IMAX, was detained on the charges of cheating and threatening a woman. Police made this arrest and filed cases according to sections 420, 354 D, 506, 509 and sent him on remand as per the complaint registered by a woman, who is working in IMAX along with Venkata Prasad.
According to the police, the victim in her complaint alleged that Venkata Prasad and she were in a close relationship for seven years and that he had started ignoring her when she asked Prasad to marry her. The victim also complained that Prasad had been threatening to kill her, every time she brings the topic of their marriage.
“The 33-year-old woman, got married 10 years ago, but has been living separately from her husband because of irreconcilable differences and had filed for divorce. While her divorce petition is pending in the court, Prasad became close to her on the pretext of marrying her once her divorce is granted. She also claimed that Prasad had made her pregnant twice, and forced her into abortion both the times. When she found out that Prasad is having a relationship with another woman, she forced him to marry her but Prasad took the violent route and threatened to kill her” shared a police official.