N Srinivas Rao [File photo/ANI]
N Srinivas Rao [File photo/ANI]

Telangana: Suspected Naxals abduct ex-MPTC member N Srinivas Rao

ANI | Updated: Jul 09, 2019 14:50 IST

Bhadradri Kothagudem (Telangana) [India], July 9 (ANI): A group of suspected Naxals on Tuesday abducted former Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) member and Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader N Srinivas Rao from his residence in Bhadradri Kothagudem division.
Police said local land issues could be the motive behind Rao's abduction.
"Srinivas Rao was having land issues with tribals and he had some payment dues with them. He has been taken to Chhattisgarh after being abducted," Superintendent of Polices Sunil Dutt said.
"We suspect that Naxals are behind this. A group of villagers has also gone to Chhattisgarh to initiate talks with the kidnappers," he added. (ANI)