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Kin of KCR held in case of attempt to grab land

Kin of KCR held in case of attempt to grab land

Hyderabad: A nephew of former Telangana chief minister and BRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly attempting to encroach land here, police said.

A case was earlier registered against Chandrasekhar Rao’s nephew K Kanna Rao and others in the first week of March at Adibatla police station based on a complaint from a director of a real estate firm who accused them of trying to encroach upon two acres of the company’s land after trying to threaten their employees. He has been arrested in connection with that case and is being sent to judicial remand, a senior police official told PTI.

An FIR was registered on March 3 against Kanna Rao and others under relevant IPC sections including 307 (attempt to murder), 147 (rioting), 447 (criminal trespass). As per the FIR, on March 3 the accused and his associates criminally trespassed into the land, demolished the compound wall and assaulted the caretakers there with stones and rods.

They later set on fire, a hut and container where the caretakers used to stay. The complainant alleged when he came to know about the matter, he rushed to the spot and questioned the accused, for which they abused him and threatened to kill him and his family.

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