TRS Leader’s Son Goes Rampage At Toll Plaza On Outer Ring Road

In yet another case of overbearing behavior, the son of a Telangana political leader faces charges for refusing to pay the toll on Outer Ring Road and attacking the staff for asking him to pay.

Hyderabad:  Son of a TRS leader went on a rampage on the Outer Ring Road in the early hours of Tuesday. He and his friends attacked the staff with knives for asking them to pay the toll fee.  The CCTV footage revealed that he chased one of the staff members and injured him. Later, the person was identified as Manish, son of TRS LB Nagar In-charge Ram Mohan Goud.

According to CCTV footage, Manish, along with his friends, came at tearing speed to the toll gate. They were found to be in an inebriated condition. When the staff asked them to pay the toll fee, he and his friends refused and began attacking the staff.

While two of the staff members were grievously injured, one of them was said to be in a critical condition. While the accused tried to escape in the car after the attack, police took them into custody at Mankal. A case under IPC Section 307 was booked against six of them.

Mean while, father of the main accused, Ram Mohan Goud, claimed that his son was sitting in the car and did not attack the staff. He also said they have paid for two way entry in the afternoon itself. It was Manish’s friend who got excited and not his son, he added.

Answering to a query on Twitter, IT and Panchayat Raj Minister K Taraka Rama Rao also tweeted as follows:

Amangal CI Ravinder Prasad said that the accused have resorted to the attack after attending their friend’s birthday celebrations. As they tried to bypass the tollgate without paying toll fee, the staff tried to stop them. In the argument ensued, Manish and his friends attacked Arun Reddy with a knife. The toll booth staff recorded the attack on their cell phones. He said that they nabbed six of them when they were trying to escape.

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