Hyderabad Jan 14 (PMI): The Cyberabad Cyber Crime Police arrested four persons namely (i) Gunturu Srikanth Reddy, R/o. Medchal. (ii) . Mekala Krishna Reddy, R/o. Medipally, Uppal, Hyd. (iii) Mekala Venkat Reddy, R/o. Miriyala (V), Karampudi (M), Guntur Dist, AP Andhra Pradesh (iv) S. Yogeeswara Rao, R/o. Visakhapatnam for committing data theft and thereby playing fraud, on the complaint lodge by Sri M. Koteshwara Rao, Senior Executive of a Pharmaceutical manufacturing company.
According the complainant accused No 2 Mekala Krishna Reddy employed in the year 2009 as Deputy Manager (Production), whereas A-3. Mekala Venkat Reddy is employed in the year 2010 as Chemist. The accused A-1. Gunturu Srikanth Reddy was employed in their company as Business Development Manager in the year 2013 as his company is into production of bulk drugs and pharmaceutical products in Hyderabad and other cities. The technology being used by their company for producing the drugs is unique and is the intellectual property of the company.
According to complainant accused No 1 Gunturu Srikanth Reddy while working at the above company resorted to malpractices resulting in loss and damage to the company, he was removed from the company in the year 2017. Ever since he left the company, and he bored grudge against the company, its sister concerns and their management.
The complainant said in his complaint that accused No 1. G. Srikanth Reddy in order to damage the company, hatched a plan and instigated the accused A-2 Krishna Reddy to get the data of some of the products manufactured by the complainant company. For which the accused A-1 Srikanth Reddy lured the accused A-2 Krishna Reddy and offered him a job in his company established in the name of Hubert Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Jeedimetla, Hyderabad. Similarly, he also lured the accused A-3 Venkat Reddy and A-4 Yogeeswara Rao with a job in his company with huge hike in their pay.
Further complainant said in his complaint the accused No 2 M. Krishna Reddy has transferred the confidential data of the company to his personal mail Id and shared the same with the accused A-1 G. Srikanth Reddy. With which the accused A-1 G. Srikanth Reddy has started manufacturing the products at Visakhapatnam with the data collected from A-2 M. Krishna Reddy and A-3 M. Venkat Reddy joined A-1 Srikanth Reddy at Visakhapatnam and looking after the business of the accused A-1 G. Srikanth Reddy. In the month of Dec, 2019 the accused A-4 S. Yogeeswara Rao joined the accused A-1 G. Srikanth Reddy by collecting some of the confidential data of the complainant company.
According to the Cyber Crime Police during the course of investigation, it is revealed that the accused A-2 Krishna Reddy has committed theft of confidential process data of the company, the accused A-3 Venkat Reddy has collected the data of the company like Batch Production Control Records, Specification (SPEC), Certificate of Analysis, Standard Testing Procedure, Raw Data of the drugs etc., from the company, whereas the accused A-4 has collected some of the confidential data of the company and stored it in electronic form thus the accused persons were arrested. (Press Media of India)