Monday, October 29, 2018

Attack On Jaganmohan Reddy An Attempt To Murder Him, Says Remand Report

Amaravati: The recent assault on YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam airport by a restaurant employee was an attempt to murder him, according to the remand report submitted by police in a court.
J Srinivasa Rao was a "staunch supporter" of Mr Reddy, police told a metropolitan court following a preliminary probe, while seeking remand of the accused.

The YSRC had claimed that the cafeteria where the assailant was employed was owned by ruling Telugu Desam Party leader Harshavardhan, who was aspiring to contest the next assembly election from the district.

The attack on Mr Reddy, who escaped with a "deep" cut on his left shoulder led to a political slugfest between the ruling TDP and the opposition YSR Congress.

The assailant, J Srinivasa Rao, attacked Mr Jagan 'to do away with him' and caused a bleeding injury in furtherance of his attempt, the airport police said.
28/10/18 NDTV