Vikarabad district: Sarpanch thrashes villager for raising village issues with him
Jaipal Reddy, sarpanch of Damasthapur village in Marpalle mandal of Vikarabad district in Telangana, kicked and thrashed a villager, Pittala Srinivas, for raising village issues with him. The video of sarpanch assaulting him has drawn the attention of mainstream media. Later, a person stopped sarpanch from showing his high handedness.
The victim claimed that the sarpanch manhandled him for asking to focus on drinking water shortage and maintenance of drainage in the village. He submitted a complaint against sarpanch in local police station. The police registered a case and took up investigation.