Hyderabad: Central Crime Station (CCS) police have secured a two-day police custody of Chiranjeevi’s estranged son-in-law, Sirish Bharadwaj, an accused in a dowry harassment case. During the custody, police want to extract information about the jewellery and other property of his wife Sirja, which he was suspected to be hiding after a police case registered against him in March 2011.
Sirish had been on the run for over four months after CCS women police booked a dowry harassment case against him based on the complaint lodged by Srija.
After his surrender before the court on Wednesday, CCS sleuths filed a petition before the court asking for a five-day police custody of the accused. In response to the petition filed by the CCS women police station officials, the XIII additional chief metropolitan magistrate on Friday granted a two-day police custody of Sirish.
As per the court’s order, CCS sleuths will take Sirish into custody on Saturday. During the custody, police are planning to extract information about Srija’s jewellery and property documents which he is suspected to be hiding. According to police, the value of the jewellery, deposits and the property documents will be to the tune of Rs 1 crore. TOI