Alleged Lathicharge: Guntur Youth Dies!

Alleged Lathicharge: Guntur Youth Dies!

In an unfortunate incident, a youth in his late 20's was allegedly lathicharged by local police personnel in Guntur when he had come out during the lockdown period. The youth had reportedly came out to purchase medicines for himself at a nearby medical shop and he was lathicharged by police unknowing of this.

The youth had collapsed on the spot and he was shifted to a hospital and died at the hospital. This tragic incident took place on Monday i.e April 20, 2020 at Sattenapalli check post in Guntur. The victim has been identified as Mohammed Ghouse who was 28-year-old.

According to reports, Ghouse was suffering from heart disease and he was on his way to a drug store to buy medicine. The news of Ghouse's untimely death spread like wildfire which made locals angry.

The furious locals came out onto the streets in large numbers defying the lockdown regulations and not following the social distance. People in protest raised slogans against police officials. More details are awaited. Higher officials in police department are yet to make a statement.

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