Telangana activists attack AP minister`s convoy

Last Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010 - 00:24

Karimnagar: Pro-telangana activists
today stoned the convoy of Andhra Pradesh Housing Minister
Shilpa Mohan Reddy while an activist attempted self
immolation in the district.

According to the police, the pro-Telangana activists
surrounded and stoned the minister`s convoy when he was
returning after visiting Mulkanoor Cooperative Bank where he
had an interaction with the bank employees.

However, the police rescued the minister and took him
to a safe place, Huzurabad police inspector M Mahender said.

An activist, identified as Brahmaiah, tried to commit
suicide by dousing kerosene on himself but was prevented from
doing so by his fellow protestors.

The protestors also tore up a welcome banner and set it on
fire, police said adding that no arrests have been made so far
in connection with the incident.

PTI



First Published: Friday, September 17, 2010 - 00:24

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