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Telangana agitators arrested for assaulting a cop

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 00:33

Karimnagar: A former MLA was among 23
Telangana protesters arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly
assaulting a police officer.

The accused were taking part in an agitation on Saturday
at Manthani town near here when the police tried to restrain
them and also resorted to baton charge.

Police said the agitators attacked ASI Rajamouli who
sustained injuries.

A case was registered against 27 agitators including
Chandupatla Ram Reddy, an ex-MLA from the area. Four of the
accused were remanded in judicial custody yesterday.

Judicial Magistrate Sunandanamma remanded the accused in
judicial custody till October 17.


First Published: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 00:33
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