Andhra Pradesh

Vanajakshi booked under SC/ ST Act

She is accused of using harsh words against complainant

The Krishna district police registered a case against Nuzvid Mandal Revenue Officer (MRO) D. Vanajakshi under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, for allegedly using abusive language against a person over phone.

Irked over the rude response of the MRO, the complainant, Uday Bhaskar, who approached court. Responding to the petition, a Nuzvid court directed the police to register a case.

Ms. Vanajakshi, who worked as Musunuru MRO in 2015, was in the news when a group of DWCRA women allegedly supported by Denduluru TDP MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar manhandled her, when she tried to prevent illegal sand quarrying in Tammileru stream.

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Printable version | Feb 18, 2020 1:00:45 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/vanajakshi-booked-under-sc-st-act/article19166983.ece

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