Attack on TDP leader in Andhra Pradesh: Youth reached home in disguise of a monk, stabbed him on the neck with a sharp weapon while taking alms

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Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Polnati Seshagiri Rao was attacked with a sharp weapon in Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada district. This attack was done by a young man who came to his house in the guise of a monk to beg. Due to this he got seriously injured. He has been admitted to the hospital, where he is undergoing treatment. The entire incident was captured in the CCTV camera installed at the leader’s house.

The clip shows the TDP leader standing at the entry gate of his house and offering food grains to a sadhu. Then the youth takes out a sharp weapon from inside his shawl and attacks Rao twice. This leaves Rao injured and falls on the ground. On the other hand, the young man escapes from the spot after committing the crime. Just then a woman comes out of the house and starts shouting.

Rao sustained injuries on his neck and arm.

Rao sustained injuries on his neck and arm.

Officials said that the incident took place in Tuni town of Kakinada district when the assailant came to Rao’s house in the guise of a monk on the pretext of begging for alms at around 6 am on Thursday. Police said Rao sustained injuries on his head, neck and arm in the attack. At present, the accused is being searched.

TDP accuses road and building minister
The TDP blamed supporters of Roads and Buildings Minister Dadisetty Raja for the attack on Rao. TDP’s Andhra Pradesh unit president K. Atchannaidu has condemned the attack on Rao. He says that the ministers and MLAs are following in the footsteps of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

The TDP leader said that Rao has been attacked for raising his voice against the injustice of YSRCP. Atchannaidu said his party would not rest until the accused and the conspirators in the murder were caught.

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