A domestic help working at actor Chiranjeevi’s residence in Hyderabad has been detained by the Jubilee Hills police in connection with the theft that took place at the ‘megastar’s residence on Monday, November 6.
According to the reports, a sum of Rs 2 lakh was stolen from the actor’s house. A complaint was filed by the actor's assistant and the police are investigating the case. Chiranjeevi's maid Chennaiah is seen as a major suspect and has been taken into custody.
Detective Inspector K Mutthu said to the New Indian Express that they received a complaint from one Gangadhar, manager of Chiranjeevi stating that `2 lakh was missing from the residence and they suspected domestic help Chennaiah.
“We are questioning some more suspects,’’ the detective inspector said.
It was reported that Gangadhar noticed in his audit of monthly expenditure that `2 lakh that was given to Chennaiah for purchasing groceries was not spent.
Chiranjeevi is currently busy with his 151st film, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, to be produced by his son, Ram Charan Teja and directed by Surendra Reddy of Dhruva fame.
This period film is based on the life of a freedom fighter, Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy. The film has a stellar star cast that includes Amitabh Bachchan, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Jagapathy Babu and Sudeep.