Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: The Gudivada town police on Thursday arrested Sheik Dawood and seized 15 pirated CDs of recent Telugu films from his possession. Dawood, proprietor of Dawood CD Centre at Venkateswara theatre centre in the town, was charged with circulating pirated CDs. The police registered a case under the provisions of the Copyright Act.

The police also seized a computer, CD writer and 598 CDs including 400 empty CDs from the house of Chinta Prasad, a resident of Kakarla Street in the town. Prasad, however, escaped from the backdoor, the police said.