Kanaka Durga temple board member’s son accused in liquor smuggling: SEB
The State Enforcement Bureau (SEB) sleuths have found that Ch Surya Prakash Gupta, son of Vijayawada’s Kanaka Durga Temple Trust Board member Ch Venkata Naga Varalakshmi, was behind the smuggling of 280 liquor bottles from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh in a car. The SEB confirmed that Surya Prakash had smuggled liquor bottles worth Rs 40,000 to sell at higher price. At present, Prakash is working as a software engineer in the USA.
Owing moral responsibility, Varalakshmi had tendered resignation to the membership post. A case was registered against car driver Suri Babu.