500-strong mob attacks police station in Secunderabad

  • PTI, Hyderabad
  • Updated: Aug 04, 2015 09:31 IST

A mob of over 500 people attacked a police station on Tuesday at Secunderabad city over death of a man, who was earlier detained in connection with a scuffle.

Bannappa was taken to police station following the scuffle which took place during the local 'Bonalu' festival on Monday, a police official said, adding that he was later sent away.

The man, however, died on Tuesday, after which the residents of his locality damaged the Marredpally police station alleging that police was responsible for his death.

Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy said an investigation has been ordered into the incident.

(YouTube video posted by ABN Telugu)

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