Another Video On Kaghaznagar Attack On Forest Officials Surfaces

4 Jul, 2019 14:49 IST|Sakshi
Screen grab showing Koneru Krishna attacking the tractor driver 

Asifabad: Another video pertaining to the Kaghaznagar attack on the forest officials in Asifabad district emerged on Wednesday. The video clearly shows Sirpur MLA Koneru Konappa's brother Koneru Krishna attacking the forest officials.

Krishna's role was evident in the attack on the officials on Sunday. As shown in the video Krishna on Sunday morning along with local villagers belonging to Sarasala village attacked the tractor owner Mekala Tirupathi. They are seen thrashing the owner indiscriminately with sticks, even when he was seen pleading with them that his tractor was not taken out on that day.

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Kaghaznangar Town SI Kiran Kumar who had taken the villagers in to his jeep was stopped by Krishna who threatened him and took them away. After that in a fit of rage he was seen abusing FRO Anitha and in a sudden attack, hit her indiscriminately even as she is seen trying to control the crowd while standing on the tractor. He then went on a rampage hitting everybody in sight. It is reported that there was an intense argument between the villagers and the forest officers before the incident. Instigated by him the irate villagers also attacked the officials.

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The video also clearly shows that the police were mute spectators to the attack and had not come forward to protect them. Even as Krishna was seen getting the villagers off the jeep, CI Kiran Kumar did not object and was seen watching the attack unfold in front of him.

District police officials have arrested 31 of the 38 accused in the attack including Koneru Krishna and they are currently lodged in the Adilabad jail.

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