Undavalli Aruna Kumar taken into police custody in Vijayawada

 andhrapradesh | Written by : IANS Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017, 03:23 PM

In view of the exchange of challenges between TDP and congress leaders Gorantla Buchaiah Chowdary and Undavalli Arun kumar over the irrigation projects, tension mounted at the Prakasam barrage as police were deployed in the area.As the former MP reached Vijayawada, police stopped his vehicle and took him into custody. Having taken a stand against the ruling TDP for the last two years alleging that the Polavaram project was being neglected, Undavalli Arun kumar stated that he would prove that corruption is linked to the project.

In this regard, he even accepted the challenge of Gorantla Buchaiah Chowdary for an open discussion. However, the police didn't give permission open discussions and deployed huge no of police in view of security issues.Also, keeping in view the weather conditions with the continuous rains, the police denied permission for the open disccussions.