Controversial Youtuber Praneeth Hanumanthu arrested in Bengaluru

Hyderabad Desk

Hyderabad: YouTuber-turned-actor Praneeth Hanumanthu has been at the center of recent social media discussions, and the latest reports suggest that he has been arrested. Praneeth, who runs a YouTube channel under the name P Hanumanthu, sparked outrage by making objectionable comments while roasting a video featuring a father and his daughters. 

These comments, deemed offensive and tarnishing to the father-daughter relationship, started a widespread debate on social media.

The latest updates indicate that the YouTuber Praneeth Hanumanthu has been arrested in Bengaluru by Telangana Cyber Crime Police. Along with Praneeth, 3 others have been included in this case.

He is being brought to Hyderabad after securing a PT warrant from Bengaluru Court.

Several Telugu film industry figures, including actors Sai Dharam Tej and Manchu Manoj, reacted to the incident, urging the governments of the Telugu-speaking states to take action. Prominent political figures such as Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and Deputy Chief Minister Bhatti Vikramarka also weighed in, promising to take measures against Hanumanthu.

Interestingly, Praneeth Hanumanthu is said to be the son of an IAS officer currently holding a significant position in the Andhra Pradesh government. Furthermore, he is reportedly the brother of the operator of another popular YouTube fashion channel called Aye Jude.

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