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Andhra Pradesh CM asks CS take steps to release couple from Norwegian jail

Posted on Dec 01, 11:57AM | UNI

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today asked Chief Secretary Minne Mathew to take necessary steps to release the Indian couple who was in Norwegian jail for allegedly trying to excesssively discipline their son.

V Chandrasekhar, a TCS employee in Oslo along with his wife Anupama were arrested by the Norwegian police nine months after the child complained to his teachers that his parents were threatening to send him back to India as against by his wish.

Responding the incident, the Chief Minister asked the Chief Secretary to take all efforts to release the couple hailing from Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh by consulting the Union Government, an official release heres said.

Meanwhile, when contacted, a local TCS spokesperon confirmed the arrest but refused to comment on it as it was a personal matter of the employee.