Hyderabad, Aug. 11 -- Telangana high court on Thursday directed the Hyderabad police to consider the petition of casino owner Chikoti Praveen Kumar pertaining to apprehending a threat to his life.

While disposing of the writ petition filed by Chikoti Praveen Kumar, Justice Lalitha Kanneganti directed the police to consider the representation of the petitioner within one week from the date of receipt of a copy of the court's order.

Senior counsel, B.Chandrasen Reddy, contended that Chikoti Praveen has given a representation to the Hyderabad police Commissioner on August 4, requesting police protection, as there is a threat to his and family members' life.

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