VIJAYAWADA: The three-member team from the National Commission for Schedule Castes interacted with the parents of engineering student Nallapu Ramya at Paramayyakunta in Guntur on Tuesday, as part of its inquiry into the murder of the girl.
The team led by NCSC vice-chairman, Arun Halder received memorandums from political parties and organisations in relation to the case. It praised the efforts of AP police and the government in swiftly arresting the accused and filing the charge sheet. The team met Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy at his camp office.
The team members, including Dr Anju Bala and Subhash Ramnath Pardhi, consoled Ramya’s parents. They assured the family of justice. The team interacted with officials at the R&B guest house and with higher officials at the Secretariat at Velagapudi.
Addressing the media, Arun Halder lauded the governmental intervention to arrest the accused in a short time and filing of charges under the Prevention of Atrocities (POA) Act. He praised the efforts of Guntur district police in its quick and effective response to arrest the accused, and said the commission would recommend them for awards.
“The state government has set an example to the entire country by reacting promptly to the incident. The commission has received more than 100 complaints from various organisations and individuals, seeking speedy justice,” he said and said, “We will look into each issue separately and necessary actions would be taken.”
The team also met Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan at Vijayawada. Social welfare principal secretary Kantilal Dande, social welfare director Harshavardhan, DGP Goutam Sawang and other officials were present.