JC Prabhakar Reddy, brother of former Ananthapur MP JC Diwakar Reddy, was arrested for obtaining fake no objection certificate and fake insurance papers for 154 private buses belonging to JC travels, their family concern.
27 FIRs were registered in Ananthapur and 3 in Kurnool against JC brothers said, the Joint Transport Commissioner of Road Transport Authority Prasada Rao.
Out of the 154 buses, 50 buses were registered in the name of Jatadhara Industries and 104 buses in the name C Gopala Reddy in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka respectively.
Earlier 62 vehicles belonging to JC Travels were seized and another 39 will be seized soon. A letter was written to the Centre to blacklist these vehicles in the database. Telangana Government was requested to seize around 12 vehicles present in their state.
Inputs from Praveena Varma