Min Srinivas Goud turns down need for resignation over shooting
Hyderabad: Telangana’s Minister for Prohibition and also Excise V Srinivas Goud on Sunday denied the need by the resistance events for his resignation for opening up fire right into air from a solution tool coming from a cop throughout the Freedom rally.
Reiterating that he discharged just a rubber bullet, the minister affirmed that the resistance events were doing affordable national politics over the problem.
Speaking at a program right here, he claimed that the resistance events were attempting to develop a concern in spite of his explanation that it was just a rubber bullet.
During the rally carried out in Mahbubnagar on Saturday on the eve of Independence Day parties on Saturday, the minister took a Self Loading Rifle (SLR) from his security guard and also opened up fire airborne to release the rally.
The video clip of the minister shooting right into the air went viral on social networks.
Reacting to objection from numerous quarters, Srinivas Goud had actually made clear late on Saturday that he opened up just a rubber bullet. “Being a sports minister, I opened fire using a rubber bullet and I have a license to operate weapons,” he claimed.
Opposition BJP and also Congress have actually required Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to sack the minister for breaking the unwritten law by opening up fire from a solution tool of a cop.
They likewise required enrollment of an instance versus the minister under Arms Act and also a detailed probe right into the case.
Earlier on Sunday, BJP MLA Raghunandan Rao required that the minister be scheduled for breaking the regulation.
He mocked the minister’s explanation that he discharged the rubber bullet.
“The minister has been provided security due to threat to his life. If he says it was a rubber bullet, then the MLAs have to think about their security,” he claimed.
The MLA required that the Director General of Police (DGP) make clear if it was a rubber bullet or the actual one.
The BJP leader likewise looked for a judicial probe right into the case.