Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: The Satyanarayanapuram police on Wednesday arrested five persons including the chairman of Vasudha Cooperative Society, against who a case registered on October 27, charging them with cheating the public.

A few members of the society had approached the police in October, alleging that the representatives of the society collected huge amounts of money from them in the form of deposits and were not repaying them even after the due date.

As the firm had already closed its office, the police registered a case and began a search for the representatives of the firm.

On Wednesday, the police arrested its chairman Raghavendra Parthasarathy and four directors Raavi Veera Venkata Nageswara Rao, Gudla Satya Murthy, Pingaluri Srinivasa Rao and Marunalla Narayana Murhty.