Akiveedu: A woman sarpanch and her husband along with villagers of Ajjamuru village in Akiveedu mandal staged a protest at APEPDCL Assistant Divisional Engineer’s office in Akiveedu on Thursday, alleging that the AE Rajagopal Chowdary abused her over the arrears of electricity charges of her house.
Woman sarpanch that AE harassed her over non-payment of Electricity dues
Now the ADE warning my husband and me about the power supply stoppage”, she stated. She questioned the ADE that why the department did not take action against her all these years. The electricity officials not even answered her questions and application. She alleged that the ADE had threatened us even I am a ruling party Sarpanch. The Akiveedu agriculture marketing Committee chairman Motupalli Prasad, Akiveedu Sarpanch Gotla Ganapati, MPTC member Bolla Venkatrao, Ajjamuru village Upa Sarpanch Bondada Venkatesulu reached the ADE office here and inquired about the incident. After that, they said they would complain the matter to MLA VV Sivarama Raju and informed over the phone about the situation. The MLA said he would look into the matter as he was out of the station.
Meanwhile, the ADE Rajagopal Chowdary reached the spot. After discussions, he apologized for the Sarpanch and her husband. When the reporters asked about the incident, the ADE did not respond and accused the media.