Telangana (Sangareddy): Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) legislator Mahipal Reddy has been booked under SC/ST atrocities act for allegedly threatening and abusing a journalist working with a local newspaper in Sangareddy district.
The journalist had filed a complaint against the TRS legislator accusing him of threatening and abusing him. He had filed a report accusing the legislators’ followers of grabbing land in Ameenpur area.
Reddy has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and provisions of the SC/ST act.
Speaking to India Ahead he alleged that TRS workers attacked his house and the legislator from Patancheru questioned and abused him. The police investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, Journalists association in Telangana is seeking a public apology from the TRS MLA for threatening and abusing a journalist.