Drunk cop scares locals in Warangal | Hyderabad NewsFebruary 15, 2021
WARANGAL: A constable, wielding a weapon, created a commotion at the Sri Venugopala Swamy temple near MGM Hospital in Warangal on Saturday night. It is learnt that the constable was heavily drunk.
Police rushed to the spot after the locals informed them and recovered a 9mm pistol from the constable. The constable was shifted to the police station.
The accused was identified as 53-year-old Kondaviti Vigneswara Balaprasad, a head constable with the Armed Reserve working as a Prisoner Escort at MGM Hospital. According to the police, the constable—who had consumed liquor—created commotion among locals by wielding the weapon. Mattewada sub-inspector P Srinivas Reddy said that a case has been registered under Arms Act against the constable.
Meanwhile, the AR wing has issued orders for an inquiry into the incident.