Home Guard climbs unipole, traffic choked

HYDERABAD: Protesting former Home Guards caused traffic havoc in the core city on Monday morning.
Police apprehended 31 former Home Guards and their members of the family, including the one that climbed a unipole, and people who staged a rasta roko at Khairatabad flyover, to solve the three-hour-long drama on Monday afternoon.

At 9.30am, Buran Goud, 32, from Kodur village in Mahbubnagar district, scaled the unipole adjacent to Khairatabad flyover.

Buran Goud was once probably the most 400 Home Guards who have been removed from carrier in 2011after it was once found that they have been appointed via sure officials without following due procedure.

Goud, who has two youngsters, is these days operating as a safety guard in Mahbubnagar. On Monday morning, he in conjunction with other former Home Guards, who lost their jobs in 2011, got here to protest at Khairatabad. While Buran Goud scaled the unipole, others squatted originally of the flyover, blocking Khairatabad-Necklace Road rotary stretch.

Due to the impromptu protest, traffic on Raj Bhavan Road, Panjagutta- Khairatabad street and Khairatabad flyover got here to a halt for over an hour.

Police diverted the traffic going from Raj Bhavan Road and Panjagutta to Necklace Road rotary via Old Saifabad police station and Telephone Bhavan stretches. As a outcome, traffic moved at a snail’s pace in the spaces abutting the flyover until about 12.30pm.

Finally, at round noon, the police apprehended 30 protesters sitting at the street and used fire department’s particular skylift ladder to convey down Buran Goud from the unipole.

“The Home Guards have been removed from carrier in 2011. We have registered a case towards the protesting former Home Guards and their members of the family beneath sections 143, 147, 149, 353, 109, 341 and 309 of the IPC for unlawful meeting, obstruction of public servants, blocking the road and abettment to suicide and an attempt to dedicate suicide,” Central Zone deputy commissioner of police (DCP), Hyderabad, P Viswa Prasad said.

Buran Goud was once despatched to Gandhi Hospital for health checkup, whilst the other persons booked have been let off via Saifabad police once they won notices relating the case.

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