Visakhapatnam: SP B Krishna Rao expresses concern over deaths of 2 tribals
- Two tribals were killed in a recent landmine explosion at Pedabayalu in Visakhapatnam Agency area
- Rural SP B Krishna Rao warns of stern action against those indulging in anti-social activities like planting landmines in Agency
Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam (Rural) district SP B Krishna Rao expressed his concern over the deaths of two tribals in a recent landmine explosion at Pedabayalu in Visakhapatnam Agency area.
He wondered why the civil society leaders did not respond to the killings of the innocent tribals.
Two tribals – Mondipalli Ajay Kumar and Mondipalli Mohan Rao of Chintalaveedi gram panchayat entered the Kondrum forest in search of their cattle. They were killed when they accidentally stepped on a mine planted at the spot.
According to the police, the landmines were allegedly planted by Maoists to target security forces. The SP said that strict action would be taken against such activities.