SRIKAKULAM: Seven people were injured in a clash between the YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party members during Ganesh immersion procession in Peddapadu mandal of the district on late Monday. The victims were rushed to RIMS where their condition is said to be stable.
Peddapadu incharge sub-inspector of police Chinnam Naidu said that the YSRC and TDP activists entered into a tiff with each other over a petty issue during the immersion procession at around 11 pm Monday because of which seven people including N Kanaka Raju, Appanna, B Venkata Rao and few others sustained injuries. The police entered the scene immediately and handled the situation. The injured were taken to the RIMS where doctors said that their condition is stable.
Superintendent of police AS Khan inspected the area. Based on the complaints filed by both the party members, the police registered a case and took up investigation. Police pickets were erected in the mandal.