Andhra Pradesh News from August 10 and 11, 2018

  • Visakhapatnam:: Held for raping mentally retarded girl:: A 19 year old mentally retorted girl was repeatedly raped alleged by a 59 year old person for a long time in Thatitoooru area under the Bheemili police station limits. The incident came to light after she was admitted to a hospital following severe illness. According to sources, the girl is a neighbour of K.Krishna Rao. Being mentally retarded, she could not inform her parents about it. The doctors alerted the cops about the girl’s condition. After investigation, the police took Krishna Rao into custody.
  • Visakhapatnam:: 20 motorists jailed for drunk driving:: Twenty motorists have been slapped with a jail term and 482 motorists were fined for drunk driving by local courts here in the city between August 8 and 10. The police said that thee motorists were slapped with 15 days jail term and a fine of Rs.1,000 each while one motorist was convicted for 10 days jail term and was slapped a fine of Rs.2,000. ADCP (Traffic) M.Ramesh Kumar said that a total of 502 motorists were caught by police for tipsy driving the last week while 20 of them got the jail term. The rest were fined ranging from Rs.300 to Rs.2,000.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Furniture gutted in AU reading room:: Furniture was gutted in the reading room adjacent to the AU library after a fire broke out there in the early hours of Friday. The benches and chairs in the room were reduced to cinders even as the employees tried to douse the flames. VC Nageswara Rao after visiting the site asked the Chief Librarian Visweswara Rao to lodge a police complaint. It is learnt that the university officials were suspecting a foul play as there was reportedly no evidence of power short circuit.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Notebooks distributed:: Around 200 students of Muslim Thatichetlapalem Primary School were benefited from the note book distribution programme organized by the Akshaya Patra Foundation today. Along with note books, steel plates and glasses and a pair of shoes were also given away to the students. GITAM president MVVS Murty and pro vice-chancellor Sivaramakrishna gave away the note books and utensils to the students.
  • Vijayawada:: Seven year term in sexual assault case:: The Mahila Sessions Court on Friday awarded seven years rigorous imprisonment and imposed Rs.1,500 fine on Kandi Mahesh, who was accused of sexually assaulting a ninth standard girl. The accused, a resident of Old Rajiv Nagar, lured the 16-year-old girl on the pretext of love and sexually assaulted her several times at her residence. Following a complaint, the Nunna police registered a case in 2011. The court examined 12 witnesses and gave the judgement as the guilt against the accused was proved.
  • Visakhapatnam:: ABVP office inaugurated:: Inaugurating the new ABVP office here today, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said students who with patriotic mindset could only ensure the prosperity of the country. ‘We have to move collectively for the development of the nation’, he said.
  • Tirupati:: Dr.Shilpa’s suicide-District Collector meets CM:: Chief Minsiter N.Chandrababu Naidu today was appraised by the district Collector about the controversy surrounding the suicide of B.Shilpa, a PG Medical student of SV Medical College. District Collector P.S.Pradyumna met the Chief Minister, explained the chronological sequence of events that led to the unfortunate death, including the allegations made by her citing harassment by seniors, the series of demonstrations held by students following her suicide. Chandrababu rang ups and instructed the police them to fasten the probe.
  • Vijayawada:: B.Sc., nursing examination results announced:: Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences that conducted B.Sc., (Nursing) in the month of June/July, the results of which were announced. The results can be had on Those students seeking personal verification, retotalling of marks have to apply by August 18 by paying Rs.500 per paper. The candidates who have applied are advised to be present at 11am .

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