Samrat Reddy
Samrat Reddy

Hyderabad: Tollywood actor Samrat Reddy alias GVS Krishna Reddy has been arrested by the Madhapur police, following a complaint by his wife Harshita, who accused him of dowry harassment and theft at her residence. 

In her complaint, K Harshita Reddy stated that Samrat, 24, barged into her residence when she went to her mother’s house for Sankranti festival. Samrat and Harshita got married in 2015 and were residing at a flat in Madhapur’s Nectar Garden locality. 

However, following regular quarrels between the couple, the woman lodged a complaint with Rajendranagar police alleging dowry harassment on November 30, 2017. However, he was released on bail. However, on January 13, she left for her mother's house at Attapur for celebrating Sankranti and on return, she was shocked to find the locks of her flat broken on January 25. She observed that the CCTV camera and other items were missing from the residence. 

“A case was registered against the actor, who confessed to have removed the CCTV camera and other items from the house. We seized the material from him and sent him to remand,” said Madhapur SI K Manmadha Rao.

Samrat has done a handful of films. He acted alongside Anushka Shetty in Panchakshari, as male lead. After a gap, he was recently seen in Raj Tarun’s Kittu Unnadu Jagratta. Besides Telugu, Samrat has also acted in a couple of Kannada and Malayalam films.