RTI Activist killed in Visakhapatnam

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The Inspector said that a case was registered and a probe will be done.

According to the cops, Sreenivas was allegedly travelling on a bike along with his second wife M. Padmavati when two persons allegedly came on a bike and attacked him with an iron road. (Representional Image)

Visakhapatnam: An RTI activist named M. Sreenivas, 44, was killed by unidentified persons in Chodavaram of Visakhapatnam district on Tuesday night.

According to the cops, Sreenivas was allegedly travelling on a bike along with his second wife M. Padmavati when two persons allegedly came on a bike and attacked him with an iron road. He reportedly died on the spot.

When Srinivas stopped the bike, seeing iron roads in the hands of attackers, Padmavati went to call people for help. But she didn’t expect that the attackers would kill Sreenivas.

Inspector of Chodavaram Srinivasa Rao said that the deceased was an RTI activist and also into lots of small business for livelihood.  It has been learnt that as part of RTI activism, Sreenivas had several enemies.

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