Tue, Apr 07, 2015, 05:24 PM
Andhra Pradesh home minister Nimmakayala Chinna Rajappa, speaking to media has highlighted the reasons of smugglers encounter death in Chittoor district. He said that the Task Force members, who were engaged in combing operations in Srinivasa Mangapuram, Srivarimettu and Eethagunta areas of Chandragiri Mandal abutting the Tirumala hills in Chittoor district have given warnings to smugglers to surrender but they did not oblige to it. Moreover, they have pelted stones at police which made them injured. The police in defence have encountered them. The home minister further said that a probe will be initiated over this incident.