TDP MLA sentenced to six months jail in assault case

By: Express News Service | Hyderabad |
Published: February 14, 2018 3:01 pm

TDP MLA from Denduluru Assembly constituency in West Godavari district, Chintamaneni Prabhakar was sentenced to six months in jail by Bhimadole Magistrate Court Wednesday in connection with an assault case.

In 2011, Prabhakar had assaulted then Congress Minister Vatti Vasant Kumar at a public function. He and his personal security officer also assaulted then Congress MP Kavuri Sambasiva Rao during a ‘rachabanda‘ (public interaction programme) at Denduluru. While Rao did not pursue the matter further, Minister Vatti Vasant Kumar lodged a police complaint.

On November 26, 2011, then Andhra Pradesh Tourism minister Vatti Vasant Kumar and TDP legislator Chintamaneni Prabhakar shoved each other after a heated argument on the dais during the…

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