Hyderbad: A couple in Banjara Hills here lodged a complaint against AP Minister Devineni Umamaheshwar Rao stating that he threatened them to sell their land to him at a throwaway price.

Atluri Pravija and Suresh, residing at Road No.12, said in their complaint that they are facing threat to their lives from Devineni and his henchmen as they are trying to grab their 2-acre land in Chevitikallu of Krishna district. Police initiated an inquiry into the allegations made by the couple. The TDP leader from Vijayawada has several cases of land-grabbing registered against him in the past.