Five bodies recovered from Andhra lake; suspected red sanders smugglers likely to have drowned while escaping police
Bodies of five red sanders woodcutters were found in a lake in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district on Sunday, police said.
Has the Chandrababu Naidu administration scored a self-goal in the ‘encounter killing’ of 20 woodcutters in Seshachalam forest? Have the Andhra Pradesh political and bureaucratic leadership failed to gauge the backlash in the neighbouring Tamil Nadu?
The encounter killing of 20 woodcutters, mostly coolies, in Seshachalam forest in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning has snowballed into an inter-state political controversy. Even the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Andhra Pradesh government on this issue.