DSP Ravi Babu who is a saviour by profession being a police turned a hard core killer don in murder of Gedela Raju and his lover Padmalatha with who he had illicit relation for years. The main accused in double murder cases, DSP Ravibabu surrendered himself in Chodavaram PS. Police say that Gedela Raju was murdered by DSP with the help of Kshtriya Bheri editor Bhupati Raju. Ravi Babu was forced to take the extreme step because of Gedela Raju's black mail over revelation of Padmalatha's murder issue. Dalit associations claim that if police would have responded to Padmalatha's threat complaint they would have saved 2 lives.