Konaseema: Life has started limping back to normalcy in the violence-hit Konaseema. More than 20 police personnel including SP and DySP were injured when a protest against renaming Konaseema turned violent. The government had proposed to rechristen Konaseema after Dr. B R Ambedkar. Search is still on to find out those involved in the violent acts.
Eluru Range Deputy Inspector General G Pala Raju said that based on the videos and photos, they have arrested 46 people and registered seven cases. A video conference was held with the Director-General of Police (DGP) KV Rajendranath Reddy to review the situation. "We have rounded up rowdy sheeters involved in torching residences of Andhra Pradesh Transport Minister Pinipe Viswarup and Mummudivaram MLA Ponnada Satish at Amalapuram. Cases were registered under non-bailable provisions have been registered for damaging three RTC buses", said DGP Rajendranath Reddy.
Vehicles allowed on roads
The public movement was allowed in Amalapuram town following improvement in the situation. A close vigil is being maintained and cops have been deployed in strength to foil any nefarious designs.
Jana Sena to address media
Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan will be addressing the media at 2 pm. YSRCP party members alleged that Jana Sena party members were involved in the anti-social activities in Amalapuram. Pawan Kalyan decided to respond to the issue and share his views.
RTC bus service to resume from noon
After two APSRTC buses were burnt at Amalapuram town, the officials immediately suspended bus services towards Amalapuram. As per the instructions given by the higher authorities, the bus services will resume in the afternoon.