Maoists blow up causeway in Kothagudem protesting SC order

By Author  |  Published: 26th Apr 2018  12:06 amUpdated: 26th Apr 2018  12:19 am
The causeway which was blown up by Maoists across Pagidi Vagu rivulet in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Wednesday.

Hyderabad: Maoists blasted a small causeway across Pagidi Vagu rivulet in Cherla police limits in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Wednesday morning.

A team of Maoists were stated to have used buckets filled with gelatin to blast the causeway as part of the protest called by the Dhadakaranya Special Zonal Committee and Telangana State Committee of the CPI(Maoist) against the recent Supreme Court order on SC/ST Atrocities (Prevention) act. The Maoists had called for observing April 25 as the protest day.

The rebels were stated to have left some pamphlets opposing the Supreme Court order.