Hyderabad: A rowdy sheeter was convicted for five years of imprisonment and fined Rs 5,000 for outraging the modesty of Scheduled Caste woman. The offender, Bodusu alias Badasu Kalyan, hails from LB Nagar, Near Krupa complex, Neredmet and is said to have committed gruesome and heinous offenses under the PS limits of Neredmet of Rachakonda Police Commissionerate.
He and his gang would threaten and take money from hawkers doing business on the roads. Between 2012 and 2019, he was named in seven offenses such as an attempt to murder, causing hurt, criminal intimidation, wrongful restrain and extortion from petty business people.
He was earlier convicted in a case of voluntarily causing hurt with a deadly weapon under the limits of PS Neredmet and was sentenced to undergo two years imprisonment. But, he preferred an appeal before the Sessions Court and the sentence was suspended. He came out of the jail to go back to his life of crime where he was named in another three cases of extortion.
Kalyan was arrested by the Neredmet Police in Cr No: 349/2020 U/s 307, 452, 354-B, 323, 506, 509 IPC R/w 3 (2) (v) (a) of SC, ST Act, and 369/2020 U/s 188, 323,506 IPC of PS Neredmet, remanded to judicial custody and lodged in Central Prison, Cherlapally on 26 May, 2020. The investigation officer, K. Shiva Kumar, Addl. DCP, Kushaiguda Division investigated the case of outraging modesty of Scheduled Caste woman, gathered evidence and filed the charge sheet before the court.