ANDHRA PRADESH

Farmer’s death leads to tension

NIZAMABAD: Tense situation prevailed at the Yedapally mandal headquarter town where a farmer died following a clash over sharing of irrigation water.

Bardipur Lakshman, his two sons Raju and Narender and wife Kalavathi reportedly attacked a farmer, Sailoo, with sticks and lethal weapons resulting in his instantaneous death.

The villagers attacked Lakshmans house and burnt it. The accused are at large. The villagers later staged a rasta roko and relented only after the DSP promised to nab the culprits.

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