Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], December 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed the officials to take stringent action against "online call money lenders."
"During a meeting with officials here on Tuesday, the Chief Minister directed them to take stringent action against those, who are lending money through online apps at exorbitant interest rates and harassing borrowers," as per the CMO.
Reddy, in the same meeting, has also announced ex gratia to the families of the two victims in two separate incidents.
A compensation of Rs 10 lakhs was announced to the family of a 10th class girl (Sowmya) who committed suicide in Korrapadu, Guntur district. The video of the deceased came out, where she said that she had committed suicide due to sexual harassment.
Similarly, the Chief Minister announced Rs 5 lakh compensation to the family of Bhuvaneswari, a differently-abled village volunteer, who died in a tragic incident at Dasarajupalle, Ongole town in Prakasam district. (ANI)