Policeman shot at Suryapet bus station, Two policemen were killed and two others injured when unidentified men opened fire in Telangana’s Nalgonda district late Wednesday night, police said. The incident occurred around midnight when policemen were checking few buses at a bus station at Suryapet in Nalgonda district.
As per the latest reports, Constable Lingayya and Home Gaurd Mahesh have died in the firing incident and the CI Mogalaiah was moved to KIMS hospital in Hyderabad for further treatment.
It all started with a vehicle check-up by Mogalaiah and his team. The police have started questioning few suspiciously looking strangers who immediately started firing their guns. Lingayya and Mahesh died at the same spot and others escaped with few injuries. The group of robbers have managed to get on to the highway in no time and tried to stop a car.
They have shot the family in the process and escaped from there.IG Naveen Chand and district SP are investigating the incident and have confirmed that the suspects as Orissa residents. They have identified the person in the car as Dorababu, a politician from Tadepalli. The police have managed to get some clues out of the accident and are optimistic about catching the criminals.
The government of Telangana has immediately responded to the crime news and declared an ex-gratia of around 25 lakhs to Constable Lingayya and 5 lakhs Home Gaurd Mahesh for the lost lives. Telangana State DGP Anurag Sharma, Home Minister Naayini Narasimha Reddy and Minister Jagadish Reddy have visited the location at Suryapet few hours back and are following up the case!
Police Release CCTV footage of Suryapet Firing incident
The Police are making vigorous search for culprits in Suryapet Firing incident case. They are inspecting the hi-tech CCTV footage of Suryapet Bus Stand. Police are suspecting the two persons rounded in the video to be shooters.
As known, two policemen were killed on wee hours of Thursday when unidentified persons opened fire as a police team, led by circle inspector (CI) Moghalaiah, was carrying out checking of vehicles in Nalgonda district.