Insurance money of dad pending, man climbs atop cellphone tower

On Saturday, the revenue and other department officials reached the cell phone tower and asked him to come down and settle the issue peacefully.
Image used for representational purposes.
Image used for representational purposes.

RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: A Bhimavaram man of West Godavari, who had climbed the cell phone tower is still on tower and refused to climb down until his demand was met by the bank authorities on the payment of insurance amount.

According to fire officer Suryaprakash, Lokam Yesubabu had climbed cell phone tower on January 18, Thursday afternoon. Police, revenue and fire personnel made a futile attempts to pacify the agitating Yesubabu for the last 48 hours. However on the direction of DSP Srinath, his relatives and police made arrangments to provide food and water to him by tying a bag with a rope and gave him . His relatives had climbed the tower and gave a rope and bag.

Police and fire personnel keep a food items and water in the bag and alert Yesubabu to pull the bag to the top of the tower. However his mobile phone was not charged and exhausted, police said.

On Saturday also revenue and other department officials reached the cell phone tower and asked him to come down and settle the issue peacefully.

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