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6 arrested in TDP local leader's killing

ANI  |  Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India] 

Six people have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) local leader Someshwar in K Venkatapuram village of Andhra Pradesh's district on Saturday.

Sharing details about the case, AC Peeraiah said that Rajanna, Pedda Ranga Swami and six others were allegedly involved in the case.

"The police nabbed six of the accused. Search for two other accused is going on. A case has been filed under sections 302, 307, 147, 148, 149 of India Penal Code and section 25(1)(b) of Arms Act. An investigation is going on," he added.

was apparently attacked by eight people on Friday night while he was returning from Devanakonda to Venkatapuram along with his son While succumbed to his injuries, his injured son was admitted to a government hospital in Pattikonda.

"One Sriramulu, who was working for Goud, had an extramarital affair with a woman. Her father, Rajanna, tried to stop him and they had clashes earlier. Goud had been supportive of Sriramulu. In this wake, developed grudge over Goud and planned his murder. Accordingly, last night along with seven others attacked Someshwar and his son," claimed the

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 20:28 IST