Some unidentified persons set NREGP records afire at the Merakamudidam MPDO office on Monday night. Collector M. Veerabrahmaiah, who visited the office on Tuesday, termed the act as heinous and suspended the office subordinate (security guard) S. Ananda Rao for dereliction of duty.

The Collector has asked the police to speed up investigation and bring to book the culprits. Zilla Parishad CEO Mohan Rao and DWMA PD Sriramulu Naidu, MPDO Subba Lakshmi and others accompanied the Collector.