Jagan Mohan Reddy attacked at Vizag airport: Suresh Prabhu asks agencies to probe incident involving YSR Congress chief

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Mumbai | Updated: October 25, 2018 5:20:47 PM

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday condemned the "cowardly attack" on YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam airport and asked all agencies concerned to probe the matter thoroughly.

jagan reddy, jagan mohan reddy, ys jagan mohan reddy, marion ross, revanth reddy, y s jagan, vizag airport, vishakhapatnam airport, suresh prabhuIn a tweet from his personal handle, Prabhu said he was shocked by the attack on Reddy and that the guilty would be punished.

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday condemned the “cowardly attack” on YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam airport and asked all agencies concerned to probe the matter thoroughly. Reddy, Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, received a minor injury to his shoulder when he was attacked by a man with a sharp-edged object at the airport, according to official sources.

“The unfortunate attack by an authorised employee of a licensed airport restaurant took place before the security hold area of Vizag airport, and the same will be investigated expeditiously,” the Civil Aviation Ministry said in a tweet. In a tweet from his personal handle, Prabhu said he was shocked by the attack on Reddy and that the guilty would be punished.

“Asked all agencies to investigate matter thoroughly,including @CISFHQrs. Asked secretary civil aviation to fix responsibility. I strongly condemn this cowardly attack, we will punish the guilty. Investigations are underway, started immediately,” the minister said.

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