TV anchor Pradeep Machiraju, caught for drunk driving at Jubliee Hills during a special drive on the night of December 31. According to police officials, Pradeep is coming to counseling to the police station along with his mother but whether he will be punished is not yet certain. However, Pradeep is expected to be jailed for one to two weeks if punished.
Later speaking to media persons, Pradeep refuted the allegations that he was absconding and claimed that since he was asked to appear on Monday he did so. He said that he was cooperating with the authorities and hence appeared for counselling session.
“I learnt a lot during the counselling session and accept the mistake and its consequences. I shall not only implement it in my life, but also educate others about the facts and how harmful it is to drive vehicle under the influence of alcohol,” Pradeep said.