Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 01:52 PM
A senior journalist with Andhra Jyothi news channel, Naidu was tied up to a coconut tree and severely beaten up by goons involved in land mafia, in East Godavari district. He had written a series of stories on the sand mafia in East Godavari district. Naidu was also threatened with murder if he continued to write on sand mafia. A group of journalists, who came to know of the incident, took Naidu to Amalapuram Town police station and made him lodge a complaint.