Supporters of YSRC leaders come to blows at Pedana

However, neither Jogi Ramesh nor Uppala Ram Prasad have filed a complaint with the local police.

Published: 10th November 2018 07:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2018 07:37 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed near Bus Stand at Pedana town of Krishna district on Friday evening with the supporters of Opposition YSRC leaders Jogi Ramesh and Uppalla Ram Prasad clashed with each other and damaging the vehicles of their leaders.

However, neither Jogi Ramesh nor Uppala Ram Prasad have filed a complaint with the local police.
According to Pedana police, the incident took place around 5 pm on Friday evening when supporters of Jogi Ramesh and Uppalla Ram Prasad were preparing to attend the office inauguration of Machilipatnam Parliamentary segment convenor Vallabhaneni Baalasowri in Pedana town.

Ram Prasad’s group provoked and insulted Ramesh’s group of supporters following a heated argument took place between the two groups.In a fit of rage, supporters of Jogi Ramesh abused Ram Prasad and his followers and raised slogans against him. Retaliating, followers of Ram Prasad damaged the car belonging to Jogi Ramesh.

Upon learning about the incident, the police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
They also took few people into their custody and sent them away after some time. “Both Ramesh and Ram Prasad are eyeing the Pedana MLA ticket, which brought their supporters to attack each other,” the police explained.Both the parties settled the issue in front of their party higher-ups. No complaint has been filed, they added.

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