Former Andhra minister arrested for YSRCP leader’s murder

Vijayawada: AP police on Fri. night detained Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader & previous AP minister Kollu Ravindra in connection with the killing of a leader of ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).

Ravindra has been detained in Tuni in East Godavari dist. when he has been heading towards Visakhapatnam. A police tandem from Krishna dist. suspended the TDP leader & detained him. He has been being took to Vijayawada.

The previous minister was detained in connection with the killing of M. Bhaskar Rao, a close associate of Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah.

The previous Machilipatnam market yard chairman has been stabbed to demise by 4 unrecognized people in broad daylight within the fish market in Machilipatnam on Jun 29.

On a case by this slain leader’s family (4), police had lodged a complaint over Kollu Ravindra.

Alleging that Ravindra is the mastermind behind the offender conspiracy, Bhaskar Rao’s widow had insisted his own immediate detain.

The police have already detained 3 people in connection with the killing complaint.

Meantime, TDP president & previous chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has condemned Ravindra’s detain. He stated that arresting him without even preliminary inquiry is an act of vendetta politics by YSR Congress.

He stated the state didn’t watch these numerous atrocities even during this urgency. “Never before have been chiefs booked in so numerous wrongful instances (or) the opposition targetted to this extent till as of now. It has been unprecedented that so numerous chiefs are being put in jail like this,a he stated.

The leader of opposition claimed that YSRCP endorsed a vengeful attitude towards backward lessons with wrongful instances being registered over Atchannaidu, Ayyannapatrudu, Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, & Kollu Ravindra being the examples.

Naidu named Ravindra’s family (4) members & gave an assurance that he & the party going to stand by them.