Andhra Pradesh police arrested TDP leader & former minister Kollu Ravindra for allegedly obstructing officers on election duty during municipal polls
Ramesh Reddy, Inaguduru Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) confirmed the arrest over a phone call and said that the police arrested the former minister Kollu Ravindra today at 9 am from Machilipatnam town of Krishna district. “The TDP leader Kollu Ravindra is arrested on the allegations of obstructing officers on election duty during municipal elections polling that was held yesterday,” the DSP said.
Before the arrest of the former minister Kollu Ravindra, a tense situation prevailed at his residence. Many TDP supporters gathered near his house and raised slogans.
Yesterday there was reportedly a verbal brawl between Kollu Ravindra and the police at a polling booth. Alleging the misbehaviours of police, Kollu Ravindra held a sit-in protest on the road for some time.
Police allege that Ravindra obstructed them from performing their election duties.