VISAKHAPATNAM: Anakapalle MLA Peela Govinda Satyanarayana is in the soup as a case of land trespassing was registered against him at Pendurthi police station, here on Tuesday.
A resident of Pendurthi lodged a complaint with city police commissioner T Yoganand, alleging that the MLA had trespassed into a piece of land belonging to him.
He also accused the MLA of threatening him with dire consequences. According to Pendurthi Inspector J Murali, one M Rajesh Babu, a native of Pendurthi who is living in Oman at present, has mailed his complaint to the City Police Commissioner.
In the complaint, he said he had a house in 300 square yards at Pendurthi junction near which there is an open site of 2.5 acres belonging to Satyanarayana. “While levelling his land, the MLA broke the gate and compound wall of my house, claiming that the area comes under his site.
When I approached him, he threatened me,” said the inspector quoting the complainant, adding that Rajesh Babu’s mother lives in the house at present. The MLA gave the police a six-page document, claiming that the land belonged to him. “The land belongs to me. The NRI encroached it. Earlier, we had talks over the issue and he had agreed to part with the land. I have never threatened him,” he claimed.