In a shocking event, the left wing Naxal terrorists have killed the TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao today at Araku valley in Visakhapatnam District.
— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2018
According to ANI, Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former Araku MLA Siveri Soma shot dead by Naxals in Dumbriguda Mandal.
Recently, Sarveswara Rao had defected leader from YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to TDP. He was looking for a ministerial berth in the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu cabinet.
Araku Valley is a tribal region in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh that shares a border with Odisha. It is believed that the area is known as the operational base of Maoist leader Akkiraju Haragopal, alias RK.