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TDP Leader Someshwar Goud Killed Over Political Revenge, Probe Underway



New Delhi: Someshwar Goud, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Vice President of Devanakonda Mandal was allegedly killed over political revenge in K Venkatapuram village of Kurnool district on Saturday.  The Andhra Pradesh Police has begun investigation into the politician’s death, news agency ANI reported. More details awaited.

The incident came months after two TDP leaders were shot dead by maoists n a daylight attack in Visakhapatnam district. Kidari Sarveswara Rao, 48-year-old MLA of Araku, and Siveri Soma, 52, a former legislator of the constituency, were attacked when they were returning from a government-sponsored ‘village visit’ programme.

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had also expressed shock after the attack on two of his partymen, saying there was no place for violence in a democracy.

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