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21-year-old Andhra boy threatens to commit suicide demanding political reforms

ANI
Published : Apr 8, 2019, 10:48 am IST
Updated : Apr 8, 2019, 10:55 am IST

The man identified as Vijay Raju was later rescued by police and taken into custody.

A team led by Circle Inspector Ravi Kumar and Sub Inspector Srinivas carried out the rescue operation. (Photo: ANI)
 A team led by Circle Inspector Ravi Kumar and Sub Inspector Srinivas carried out the rescue operation. (Photo: ANI)

Krishna: A 21-year-old man threatened to jump off a water tank in Arjavani Gudem village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Sunday demanding various political reforms.

The man identified as Vijay Raju was later rescued by police and taken into custody.

"One person Vijay Raju, aged 21 years, climbed the overhead tank in the village at around 8:00 am and threatened to commit suicide by jumping off. He demanded many changes in the political system and said only after proper assurance he would get down," said a police official.

A team led by Circle Inspector Ravi Kumar and Sub Inspector Srinivas carried out the rescue operation.

The Police has initiated an investigation in the matter.

Tags: 2019 lok sabha elections, suicide, water tank, political reforms, police
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh