Hyderabad: After working in the Intelligence wing for eight years, V.C Sajjanar took over as the Cyberabad commissioner of police in 2018. He is well-known for his stringent actions against criminals and has been active during the COVID-19 pandemic promoting plasma donation.

Recently, an image of a person with a tattoo of Sajjanar along with the words "Plasma God" has gone viral on social media, especially on Twitter. It was shared by activist Teja who wrote, "I have got this pic through Forward and now it is also getting viral Where @cpcybd sir was printed as a Plasma God (sic)."

The photo was also shared on Facebook.

We also found a video showing the tattoo.

NewsMeter also received this image on WhatsApp asking us to verify its authenticity.

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Fact Check:

The claim that a person got a tattoo of the commissioner of police, Cyberabad, V.C Sajjanar on his arm is TRUE.

Mahendher Reddy, a resident of Chevella in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district, is a fan of the top cop and a few days ago he got a tattoo of the commissioner of police on his arm. After getting the tattoo, Mahendher met Mr. Sajjanar. A video of the meeting was posted on his Twitter account.

When contacted, Mahendher said he is a big fan three people: Mr. Sajjanar, Megastar Chiranjeevi, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He hopes to meet all of them at least once in his lifetime. He also got a tattoo of Megastar Chiranjeevi three months ago.

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The artist behind these tattoos is Aron Varma who has uploaded a video of Mahendher getting Megastar's tattoo on his Facebook page.

Mahendher is a farmer who grows lilies. He comes to Hyderabad every day to sell the flowers in the market and drives a taxi for Uber and Ola for the rest of the day. Hard-working and always ready to help, Mahendher has conducted 28 blood donation camps, plasma donation camps, and has donated blood 65 times.

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Hence, the claim that a person got a tattoo of Cyberabad commissioner of police Sajjanar on his arm is TRUE.

Claim Review :   Telangana man gets tattoo of Cyberabad CP Sajjanar on his arm
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  False

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