Cong, TD encouraged Nayeem: TRS MLA

Hyderabad: TRS MLA Solipeta Ramalinga Reddy alleged that the Congress and the TDP had given a free hand to the Maoist-turned-gangster Nayeem in the past and it was they who encouraged the illegal activities of the gangster.

Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Ramalinga Reddy said that TRS never encouraged such elements and was always against such elements. He also found fault with opposition parties blaming the government for Nayeem’s illegal activities. He also refuted the allegations of the Opposition parties that the government had acted against only after the TRS leaders were targeted by the Nayeem group.

Ramalinga Reddy claimed that he had received threats from the Nayeem group in 2004 and had complained to the police about the threats from Nayeem. (INN)