Fri, May 06, 2016, 02:21 PM
Residents of Appannapalem village in Yelleswaram mandal of East Godavari district, gheroaed nearly 10 excise policemen and threatened to commit suicide if false cases against them were not lifted. The villagers kept kerosene handy and threatened to set themselves ablaze. The excise police have colluded with local liquor mafia and were conducted raids against them, alleging that they were making spurious liquor, the villagers said. The excise police have called Yelleswaram civil police for help.