Andhra man held for hurling detonator at YSRCP MLA’s convoy

YSRCP MLA Sankaranarayana was at Gaddam Thanda in Sri Sathyasai district to participate in a public outreach programme when the incident occurred, police said.
YSRCP MLA Sankaranarayana
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YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MLA from Penukonda and former minister M Sankaranaraya escaped unhurt when a youth hurled a detonator on his convoy in Andhra Pradesh's in Sri Sathyasai district on Sunday, October 8. The incident occurred in Gaddam Thanda area.

According to police, Sankaranarayana was visiting the area to participate in the Gadapa Gadapaku Mana Prabhutvam programme. He, along with other YSRCP leaders, had alighted from the vehicles in the convoy and were walking when the youth hurled a detonator at the MLA’s car. However, it fell into the bushes. The MLA and his supporters were relieved as the detonator did not explode.

YSRCP cadres caught hold of the youth and handed him over to police. The Gorantla police arrested the youth and seized the detonator, which had wires attached to it. Police registered a case and have taken up investigation.

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