A couple was arrested on Monday on the charge of cheating unemployed persons by promising to secure jobs for them overseas.
P Rajendra Kumar and his wife P Sushma Priya of East Godavari have been staying in the city for the past few months. They collected around Rs.25 lakh from around 30 youths of the city promising to secure jobs for them in Singapore and Malaysia, according to P.M. Palem CI Ch Tirupati Rao.
When the accused failed to keep their promise, the victims sought an answer from them. Suspecting foul play, some of the victims lodged a complaint with the PM Palem police.
A 28-year-old newly married man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his home on Monday.
K. Sunil Kumar, a salesman in a shopping mall, married his girlfriend Sudha Rani in May, 2014 and had been staying at Sairamnagar area in the city. Sunil took the extreme step when his wife had gone to market.
Gajuwaka Police were investigating the case.