For the second consecutive day on Monday, tension prevailed at Madanapalle hospital with protestors demanding stringent action against the two accused including a home guard alleging them responsible for the suspicious death of an MBA student on Sunday.
Saraswathi, daughter of Venkatramana, a farmer from Buchepalle in Madanapalle mandal, was pursuing MBA first year in a private college at Angallu of Kurabalakota mandal. Recently, she came to her village on vacation and went to her relatives house at Bakarpet. The locals told police that Siva Kumar, a native of the village, an acquaintance of the deceased, picked her up along with his brother Narasimhulu on Sunday evening.
But suddenly, Saraswathi fell unconscious with froth relasing from her mouth. Both brothers rushed her to a private hospital but the authorities refused to admit her.
They then shifted her to the college and administrative officer reportedly asked them to take her to a government hospital. She was then shifted to Madanapalle government hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. Venkataramana, after learning about his daughter’s suspicious death along with villagers, came to hospital and attacked Siva Kumar and
Narasimhulu blaming them for her death. The hospital out-post police shifted both brothers into a room and locked it. But the irate villagers broke open the doors and hit them again. With situation turning tense, the police threatened to open fire but the protestors didn’t budge. The protests which started at 1 am went till 1 pm on Monday.
The mob also attacked police and hurled stones at them. Three constables, II town CI Gangaiah, I town CI Narayanaswamy suffered injuries in the attack.