Vijayawada: Telugu Desam leader thrashes Home Guard, held

The police booked the case and arrested the corporator.

Vijayawada: TD corporator and party floor leader in Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) Gundarapu Hari Babu was arrested by I Town police here on Monday for attacking a Home Guard.

According to I Town police, the Home Guard, Nagaraju, stopped the corporator’s two-wheeler when he was on his way to Kummarivaripalem Centre from the Durga temple.

The Home Guard did so as movement of vehicles was stopped in this route for the last few days as construction of flyover was in progress.

However, the corporator wanted to go through the same route even when the Home Guard obstructed him.

In the wake of the above incident, corporator Hari Babu and his follower Srinvas attacked the Home Guard. Soon Nagaraju complained about the issue to his higher officials and lodged a complaint in I Town police station.

The police booked the case and arrested the corporator. Police Inspector Venkateswarlu said the corporator and his follower were arrested based on a complaint from the Home Guard and that investigation was on into the case.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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