Facing hardships to run the family, the family planned to perform the marriage of their 13-year-old granddaughter within four to five days.
Lokesh promised to pay adequate compensation to the displaced people of the Polavaram right bank canal in Bapulapadu mandal soon after the TDP returns to power in the State.
Eluru Collector Prasanna Venkatesh formed a probe panel to investigate the incident and fix accountability.
In this connection, the VMC officials are making the canals garbage-free and stopping domestic waste and drainage from entering into canals.
Based on the complaint of the girl’s parents, Eluru rural DSP Srinivasulu registered a case under relevant sections of POCSO Act and took the accused into custody.
She further informed that criminal action has been initiated against 12 persons by filing 10 cases under the charges of theft and other crimes.
The trio fled the spot and Francika rushed to her house to tell her parents about the attack.
It was learnt that the victim was married to a Rajamahendravaram-based chemical engineer and for the past two years has been living with her sister’s family in Eluru.
During his tenure as Vijayawada Municipal Commissioner, V Prasanna Venkatesh initiated the set up of an old age shelter and deployed staff to shift the elderly lying on the roadside.