They thrashed him with sticks leading to his death. Srinivas body was later taken to the panchayat office and hanged from the ceiling.
Chalamalasetty Sunil, an NRI businessman who has contested the last three elections on tickets from three different parties, is perhaps known to many in East Godavari district.
With low rainfall and escalating mercury levels, chances of water scarcity in East Godavari are increasing day after day. Constant decline in groundwater levels adds to the water woes.
DRDA officials further said that they recommended sanction of insurance amount to the woman.
Anaparthy Srinivasa Kumar (40) and Visim Sattibabu (55) were digging on the banks of river Thandava in East Godavari district.
The Kapu community has a large say in the district and its support is crucial for political parties to emerge victorious in the electoral battle.
The incident occurred around 2 a.m. on the Rajahmundry-Visakhapatnam section of Vijayawada Division when the train was on its way from Yesvantapur in Karnataka to Tatanagar in Jharkhand.
With cylone Phethai likely to make landfall on Andhra Pradesh coast on Monday, cyclone shelters in East Godavari district are crying for attention due to lack of maintenance.
Teaching in English medium has been implemented in 700 primary and 312 high schools in the district, the DEO said.
The cyclone threw normal life out of gear as heavy to very heavy rains started lashing East Godavari district since late Wednesday night.