Akiveedu: The Public Works Department (PWD) officials seized two diesel engines involved in illegal lifting of water from Venkayya-Vayyeru Canal at Ai Bhimavaram - Akiveedu road here on Monday.
The PWD officials seizing diesel engines using to lift water from Venkayya-Vayyeru canal at Ai Bhimavaram-Akiveedu Road in Akiveedu on Monday
PWD Assistant Engineer Sai Avadhani said that a complaint was received stating that some people were lifting water from Venkayya-Vayyeru canal near fisheries office at Akiveedu-Ai Bhimavaram road and filling up the water tankers to sell the water. The officials reached the spot and found the illegal pumping of water from the canal and seized two diesel engines from the spot.
The AE said that the PWD officials and staff were on the canals to supply water to the crops and at this time, this was happened.He said the person was selling the water in the neighbouring Krishna district.