• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Jagan Mohan Reddy stabbed on arm, attacker is a waiter at Vizag airport

|

Vizag, Oct 25: Police has identified the man who attacked YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy at Vizag airport on Thursday.

Police told news agency ANI, "The attacker has been identified as Srinu who is working as a waiter at the airport lounge. He is from East Godavari district. The attacker has been taken into custody."

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Kerala reports 41,971 COVID-19 positive casesCoronavirus LIVE Updates: Kerala reports 41,971 COVID-19 positive cases

Jagan Mohan Reddy attacked at Vizag airport

According to reports, the perpetrator attacked Jagan inside VIP lounge while taking a selfie. Jagan received minor injury on his left arm and was given first aid at the airport. Jagan was on his way to Hyderabad.

Jaganmohan Reddy is undergoing treatment at Omega Hospital in Hyderabad. He tweeted that he is safe, God's grace, love, concern and blessings of people of Andhra will protect him.

Andhra COVID Commander Centre chief says data does not establish N440k variant more virulentAndhra COVID Commander Centre chief says data does not establish N440k variant more virulent

Reacting to the incident, Home Minister NC Rajappa, said, "Opposition leader Jaganmohan Reddy was attacked at Visakhapatnam airport today. The attacker has been identified as a worker at the airport. He approached Reddy asking him for a selfie & attacked him. He has been taken into custody&inquiry is underway."

AP Inter Hall Ticket 2021 for 1st and 2nd year students releasedAP Inter Hall Ticket 2021 for 1st and 2nd year students released

Union Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu, expressed shock over the incident. He tweeted, "Shocked by the attack on Mr Jagan Reddy, Asked all agencies to investigate the matter thoroughly, including @CISFHQrs.Asked secretary civil aviation to fix responsibility. I strongly condemn this cowardly attack, we will punish the guilty. Investigations are underway, started immediately."

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X