Nagarjuna Sagar dam row: Cases booked against Andhra Pradesh Police

06:15 PM Dec 01, 2023 | PTI |

Two cases were registered against Andhra Pradesh Police in Nalgonda district of Telangana after they allegedly took control of half of the Nagarjuna Sagar dam, barricading a part of it and restraining the entry of Telangana police and irrigation department officials on the site, police said on Friday.


The cases were booked against AP Police under relevant sections of the IPC on charges of wrongful restraint, trespass and mischief, among others. The Telangana Police are also in the process of adding sections under the Public Property Damage Act against them, a senior police official told PTI.

On the intervening night of November 29 and November 30, a large contingent of police forces from Andhra Pradesh “barged” in at the Nagarjuna Sagar dam site in Nalgonda district around 1 am and allegedly pushed aside the Special Protection Force (SPF) of Telangana guarding the access points of the dam, resulting in tensions between the two states


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