High tension occurred in Mantralayam, Kurnool. TDP MLA Candidate P Thikka Reddy and Assistant Sub-Inspector suffered bullet injuries during YSRCP attack.
As per the records, on Saturday morning, Thikka Reddy went to Khaggal village with his supporters to hoist TDP flag as a part of the campaign. While Thikka Reddy formally started the campaign, YCP sitting MLA Balanagi Reddy’s wife Jayamma, son Pradeep Reddy along with many YCP cadre attempted to attack Thikka Reddy.
Though there was a presence of police, they were not able to handle the huge crowd. During the attack, Thikka Reddy and ASI Venugopal were injured. Thikka suffered injuries on right leg and ASI suffered injuries to the right leg. As police failed to stop the incident, Thikka Reddy’s gunmen took the charge. The gunmen fired 2 rounds in the air and the crowd disappeared.
Condemning this kind of brutal attacks, Telugu Desam Party General Secretary Nara Lokesh tweeted about this attack calling YSRCP candidates as rowdies.
మంత్రాలయంలో పార్టీ జెండా ఎగరేయడానికి వెళ్ళిన తెదేపా అభ్యర్థి తిక్కారెడ్డిపై వైసీపీ కార్యకర్తలు దాడి చేసిన ఘటనలో తిక్కారెడ్డి, మరో ఏఎస్ఐ గాయపడ్డారు. ప్రచారం చేసుకోవడమనేది రాజ్యాంగం కల్పించిన హక్కు. దాన్ని కూడా కాలరాస్తున్నారు ఈ వైసీపీ రౌడీలు. pic.twitter.com/QxtibHzZpF
— Lokesh Nara (@naralokesh) March 16, 2019