In a shocking incident of sorts, Tollywood hero, Raj Tarun’s father, Basavaraju was sentenced to 3 years jail time. He is currently working as an assistant cashier at Simhachalam SBI branch and was accused of mortgaging fake gold ornaments for Rs. 9.8 lakhs.
He mortgaged the ornaments under wife Rajalakshmi’s account in 2013. During valuation checks, the branch managers found out that Basavaraju actually used fake ornaments to get the loan. A case was registered at Gopala Patnam police station with Basavaraju as the main accused. The magistrate sentenced Basavaraju to 3 years jail time and imposed a fine of Rs. 20,000
The actor himself is in a dull phase of his career as none of his movies are working positively at the ticket counters. This news may come as a jolt to the young actor. Any further details about the case are yet to be revealed.