Andhra Pradesh Police detained Avula Subba Rao, director, the alleged mastermind
Rao was raised in Guntur after being asked about his role in the violence.
Hyderabad Police Commissioner C.V. Anand confirmed that Subba Rao has been taken into custody.
The police have not yet officially arrested him.
Subba Rao's role came into the limelight
when a leaked WhatsApp chat showed a picture of her in a group that had allegedly planned arson.
He was questioned about inciting the students to protest.
He was also asked whether he had formed WhatsApp groups to organize the agitation and whether he was present at the station.
12 years ago to train youth for recruitment into the defense forces.