Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: The Banjara Hills police on Monday registered a case against Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K. Chandrasekhar Rao, on Monday under the Prevention of Atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes Act following a complaint lodged by his party leader, K.P. Rambabu, alleging abuse in the name of caste a month ago.

In his complaint, Mr. Rambabu stated that he had gone to Mr. Rao’s residence in Nandinagar of Banjara Hills on March 28 seeking party ticket from Andhol Assembly constituency of Medak district. He alleged that he was abused in the name of his caste and was pushed out of the room when he resisted, Banjara Hills Inspector Mohd. Iqbal Siddiqui, said.

Mr. Rambabu, a resident of Medibavi in Seetaphalmandi, also charged that the some TRS leaders threatened him over phone the next day. He, however, could not explain why he took so long to lodge the complaint, the Inspector said.