Sex scandal in telugu film Industry:Actors found in city brothel

Independent Media

Hyderabad, Aug. 23: Police “rescued” film actors Saira Banu and L. Jyothi, who were apparently involved in a sex racket, in a sting operation on Sunday night. A film producer and other film personnel were arrested among others.

The duo — termed as “sex workers” in the remand report diary —were produced in court and made witnesses in the case and later released. Both denied that they were involved in the racket.

The police also found cell phone numbers of several film stars and politicians from the call logs of the witnesses and accused.

Saira Banu has acted in films like Bommarillu, a superhit, Aarojay, 100 crores, Tic, Tic, Tic and Inkosari. Jyothi has acted in Pellam Urelithe, Andaru Dongale, Evari Gola Varide. Saira was also a TV anchor for some time.

Task Force police raided Spring Heaven Apartments at Umanagar area of Kundanbagh on Sunday night and arrested six people including a film producer, Juvvala Raju. and an Uzbekistan woman identified as Sabrina Baeriddinova Shodmo-nava, 25. Raju, 35, has produced two Kannada films including L Board that was later remade into Telugu.

The other persons arrested were R. Veeranna, 39, a costume designer from Yellareddyguda, K. Ravi Chandu, 29, artist coordinator from Kukatpally, Neelamani, 48, a maid servant, and Narasimha Murthy, the driver


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