3 TRS leaders killed in Rahadari mishap

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3 TRS leaders killed in Rahadari mishap

Etala Rajendar

KARIMNAGAR: Three TRS leaders were killed and four others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling in rammed into a stationary lorry on the Hyderabad-Karimnagar national highway near Gajwel in Siddipet district during the early hours of Monday.

The deceased have been identified as Kanukuntla Mallesham (47), Janga Prabhakar Reddy (50) and Janardhan Reddy (40). All three were TRS leaders and residents of Manakondur mandal of Karimnagar district. Mallesham was a former vice-chairman of Manakondur Agriculture Committee. Prabhakar Reddy was an RMP doctor and a senior TRS leader, while Janardhan Reddy was a ward member of Vegurupalli village panchayat.

The TRS leaders, along with four others, were returning after attending the pre-release function of film Tupuki Ramudu at JRC convention hall in Hyderabad. Police shifted the four inured to the Gajwel Government Hospital. Bodies of the deceased have been sent for post mortem.

Health minister Etala Rajendar expressed his grief at the death of the three TRS leaders and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families.