Luring people by generously lending money on daily interest basis, when the borrowers fail to returns, they'd be roped into sex trade. The 'Call Money' scandal, that was unearthed by Vijayawada police recently, has all the ingredients that it can be made into a Tollywood film.

Going into details, for the past few years, a gang based in Pantakaluva road in Vijayawada has been lending money to the needy at exorbitant interests on day-to-day basis. The borrower has to return the money with that interest by the end of the day and if he/she failed to pay back, they'd be used for the gang's illegal activities in various


According to reports, the gang forces women into prostitution by giving them drugs initially and take photos, videos of them in obscene angles and blackmail them whenever they protest. This is not all. They also used to pressurize victims to trap women in their surroundings into this 'Call Money'. One Yelamanchali Ramu is suspected to be the kingpin of the gang. 

It's buzzed that several top people in the city have close tie-ups with the gang and call-money scandal. The Patamata police registered cases under IPC 420, 376, 354a(1)(2), 384, 501 read with 34, 120(B). And launched a thorough probe into it. More details are awaited
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