Andhra Pradesh gets NHRC notice over assault on official

Andhra Pradesh gets NHRC notice over assault on official

Andhra Pradesh gets NHRC notice over assault on official
Andhra Pradesh gets NHRC notice over assault on official

New Delhi, July 20 : The Andhra Pradesh government has been served notice by the NHRC over reports that a woman government official was assaulted by a legislator and the sand mafia.

According to a statement from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the woman tehsildar (government revenue department officer) was roughed up on July 9 in the presence of police for objecting to illegal sand mining in Krishna district.

“We have sought a report from the chief secretary and director general of police (Andhra Pradesh) on the matter and have given them two weeks’ time,” said the NHRC

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