ANDHRA PRADESH

Sarpanch alleges persecution

VISAKHAPATNAM: Sarpanch of Veduruparthi in Kasimkota mandal, Sagarapu Sanyasi Naidu, along with MPP and MPTC and others here on Monday submitted a memorandum to Superintendent of Police Akun Sabharwal stating that a false case was booked against him under the SC and ST (atrocities) Prevention Act and wanted it to be withdrawn.

Mr. Sanyasi Naidu later said he had highlighted irregularities in the allotment of houses under the Indiramma programme and sanction of oldage pensions which irked the local Congress leader Pandala Y. Naidu who had unsuccessfully contested against him.

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