Khammam: A complaint was lodged against a suspended sarpanch for attacking gram panchayat secretary for holding a meeting in his absence at Pangidi gram panchayat in Raghunathapalem mandal in the district.
Koradala Prasad in his complaint filed at Raghunathapalem police stated that B Mangilal Naik was suspended following violation of rules. Hence a meeting presided by the deputy sarpanch Jarpula Padma was convened on Wednesday.
It was alleged that the suspended sarpanch and his son Banoth Pravin Prakash Naik barged into the office while the meeting was going on and started beating the panchayat secretary Prasad. The incident took place in the presence of the village elders and the ward members.
The police booked a case and launched investigation into the case.