Criminal cases filed against TDP and YSRCP MLAs
December 18, 2013 - Hyderabad
Criminal cases were filed against TDP and YSRCP MLAs from Seemandhra region for allegedly insulting the AP Reorganization Bill 2013. An advocate Bethi Mahender Reddy said on Tuesday that they have insulted the Telangana Bill in the preemies of the Assembly on Monday when the same came from President of India for review. He alleged that Devineni Uma Maheshwar Rao (MLA), Dhulipala Narendra (MLA), Vengapudi Ramakrishna Babu (MLA), Nannapaneni Raja Kumari (MLC) of the TDP from the Seemandhra region, G Srikanth Reddy (MLA), Bhumana Karunakar Reddy (MLA) and Shobha Nagi Reddy (MLA) of the YSR Congress party tore and burnt copies of the Telangana Bill in the assembly, to protest against the formation of a separate Telangana state.
Alleging that such acts are nothing but disrespect to the Constitution of India, the advocate filed a criminal case before the Judicial First Class Magistrate here today. Based on the allegations, Magistrate Azhar Hussain has referred the case to Karimnagar II town police for investigation and enquiry, under Sections 153, 153-A, 153-B of the Indian Penal Code, sources said.
Police arrests former MLA Maddala Rajesh
The police on Tuesday arrested the YSRCP leader and former Chintalapudi MLA Maddala Rajesh for allegedly obstructed the Union Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao along with some other YSRCP activists. The cadre has given a call for bandh in Chintalapudi on Thursday in protest against the arrest.