Absconding Vijayawada Ex-MLA Malladi Vishnu Shows Up at Home

Absconding Vijayawada Ex-MLA Malladi Vishnu Shows Up at Home - Sakshi Post

Vijayawada: Ex-MLA Malladi Vishnu, the accused number 9 in the spurious liquor case in which five people died and over 20 fell ill after consuming liquor at Swarna Bar last month, told the media that he never went absconding.He held a meeting with Congress party workers at his house and addressed the media to clarify on his involvement in the spurious liquor case. Asked about his fleeing after the incident, Vishnu said he went on a pilgrimage as planned before the incident. He said he would share all the information he had with the police as per the notices issued by the court on Wednesday.

It may be recalled here that over two dozen people who consumed liquor at M Bar within Swarna Hotel in Krishnalanka in Vijayawada fell ill and five of them died while undergoing treatment. The hotel and the bar are owned by a close relative of Vishnu while the Congress leader owns eight other wine shops in the city.

Vishnu has gone absconding after the incident on December 7. Police had failed to find his whereabouts even though they claimed to have searched for him in all places including Hyderabad. Raids were conducted on his liquor shops and also his properties at several places.

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