Padmanabham murder case triggers a row

The murder case of 40-year-old M. Bangarraju of Padmanabham mandal on November 3 has snowballed into a political controversy, leading to a dispute between two communities.

Even as three days have handed after the physique of Bangarraju was discovered, his members of the family refused to take it from the mortuary of the King George Hospital (KGH) for last rites. The kin knowledgeable the officers that they’d take the physique solely after the police arrest the culprits.

According to stories, Bangarraju, who labored as a lineman for the APEPDCL, left his home on October 31 and was discovered useless beneath suspicious circumstances close to Yenugulapalem village . With seen accidents on his physique, the police stated that it was a murder and have launched an investigation. It is learnt that police have taken one particular person named Govind into their custody.

Meanwhile, the members of the family alleged that physique of Bangarraju was discovered close to a farm home belonging to Ok. Lakshman, a member of the family of a YSRCP chief. They alleged that Govind and his buddy Lakshman had murdered Bangarraju over monetary disputes.

It has triggered a row as locals, members of a group Bangarraju belonged, staged protests. They alleged that police weren’t taking motion towards Lakshman resulting from political stress.

On Saturday morning, members of the family of Bangarraju, together with many individuals from the group, staged a protest on the Collectorate demanding instant arrest of the culprits. They raised slogans accusing negligence and apathy by the police.

Wife of the deceased, M. Nandani, who has been staging a protest close to the KGH, stated that they’d not take physique till the police arrested the culprits. She threatened that she would finish her life, if justice was not served.

Meanwhile, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders met the members of the family. Former MLA Palla Srinivas demanded strict motion towards the culprits.

Staff Reporter , 2021-11-07 01:11:23

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