MP Arrested For Threatening And Assaulting Air India Official

The Logical Indian

January 19th, 2016 / 3:28 PM

Source: newindianexpress | Image Courtesy: thehansindia greatandhra

YSR Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh Mithun Reddy was arrested at Chennai Airport for assaulting and threatening an Air India official . The arrest took place at early hours on Sunday morning and the MP has been sent to 14 days judicial remand.

The Alleged assault took place at Tirupati airport in November last year. The MP assaulted and slapped Air India Manager Rajasekhar when he refused to issued boarding pass to his relative saying they were late.

The 38 year old MP who represents Rajampet constituency in Kadapa district had On November 26 come to see off YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy at Renigunta airport where  he had the altercation with Mr Rajasekhar. Earlier the YSR Chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy had dismissed the accusations as false and politically motivated. However CCTV footage showed that the manager was pushed around and threatened by the parliamentarian and his supporters.

The medical report of the official says that Rajsekhara suffered fractures due to the assault and his injuries are “grievous”. In his complaint he had mentioned that the lawmaker shouted at him before slapping him.

The MP was arrested after immigration officials alerted the police based on a lookout notice that was issued against the lawmaker. The opposition party staged a sit-in on the Tirupati-Chennai highway to protest against the arrest. Mithun Reddy’s father and YSRCP legislator Peddireddy Ramchandra Reddy refuted the allegations made against his son and said that they were confident about getting justice in the court.

We are thankful to Air India official for registering an FIR against the MP because very few dare to and we also request our community members to take action, whenever they see atrocities around. Our politicians are our servent and they have forgotten that. It’s time we remind them.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

India Meets Taliban

For The First Time, India To Participate In ”Non-Official” Meet Which Includes Taliban Members

AIR Me Too

AIR Employees Who Accused Official Of Sexual Harassment Terminated

Cops Suspended For Assaulting Meerut Woman Transferred To Gorakhpur, No Arrests Yet

Jharkhand: 14 Patients Die In 36 Hours As Junior Doctors Go On Strike For Assaulting A Colleague

Assaulting Doctors Is Not The Solution

One Of India’s Most Vocal Transgender Rights Activist, Akkai, Makes Her Marriage Official

Latest on The Logical Indian

Get Inspired

Suit Yourself On The Runway: This Group Of Transgenders From Kolkata Are Tailoring Their Own Clothes

News

Week After Pulwama Attack, Home Ministry Approves Free Air Travel For Paramilitary Forces In Jammu & Kashmir

News

Public Sector Banks Write Off Loans Worth Rs 41,000 Crore; SBI Writes Off Rs 10,000 Crore Loan

Get Inspired

West Bengal: Elephant Hides Child Between Legs To Protect Her From Other Herd Members

News

[Video] 26-Yr-Old Kashmiri Shawl Seller Thrashed In Bengal After Pulwama Attack

Awareness

[Video] UP: “Even 10-Yr-Olds Here Drink Liquor” 120 Men Dead After Consuming Hooch, Families Share Their Ordeals

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.