Hyderabad Police on Tuesday arrested Tollywood actor Samrat Reddy on a complaint filed by his wife for trespassing and stealing household items.
In her complaint, wife Haritha Reddy accused Samrat and his sister for trespassing her house and stealing several items including CCTV cameras.
The couple got married in the year 2015 but got separated after Samrat harassed her for dowry.
R Kalinga Rao – Inspector of Madhapur said, “Harshitha was staying at Samrat’s flat based on the agreement they had after they got estranged. On January 13, when she went on a vacation, he and his sister came to the flat and took away CCTV cameras and other valuables...the case was booked at Madhapur police station on January 25, a day after the court granted Samrat anticipatory bail in the dowry harassment case’’.
A case was filed against the complaint under sections 380(theft) and 448(trespassing). Samrat filed a bail petition in the court and the hearing is scheduled on Wednesday.
Reddy’s wife also accused him for harassment and torturing her in the past for dowry. She said, “He also demanded a car and an expensive watch. He used to beat me…torture me physically and mentally. Subsequently, he forced me to arrive at a compromise and got the case withdrawn’’.
Last year, Samrat played a role in ‘Kittu Unnadu Jagratha’. He is popularly known for his work in Panchakshari in which he played the role of Anushka Shetty’s husband.