O. Venkanna, a member of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS,) was brutally murdered in Suryapet district, Telangana.
The incident took place around late hours of the 14th of February in Yerkaram village, Suryapet district, Telangana. According to sources, an unidentified man attacked Venkanna with a sharp edged weapon during the late hours of the 14th of February.
The incident happened just a few days ahead of the Cooperative Societies elections. The situation in Suryapet is said to be tense.
The sources also said Venkanna, who tried to escape the murderers, rushed to his house, but the attackers chased him and murdered him.
Nageswar Rao, the District Superintendent of Police (DSP,) after recieving information about the murder, rushed to the spot and launched an ivestigation.
TRS leaders alleged the Indian National Congress (INC) of being responsible for the murder.
O. Venkanna’s body was shifted to a hospital in Suryapet for postmortem.
The investigation regarding the TRS member’s murder is underway.