Amaravati: In a new twist to the attacks on temples in the state, Andhra Pradesh police chief D G Sawang on Friday said over 20 activists of TDP and BJP were among the accused in connection with the incidents and spreading “false propaganda”, prompting the opposition parties to slam him for acting as “a spokesperson” of the ruling YSRC.
Making the claims two days after holding treasure trove hunters, believers in superstition and others responsible for attacks on temples, the Director General of Police said 15 of the workers who indulged in “false propaganda” related to various instances of alleged vandalism in temples have been arrested.
The TDP and BJP blasted the DGP over his latest claims and said Sawang should shun his khaki uniform and instead don the ruling YSR Congress scarf.
“You will aptly fit as the spokesman of YSRC rather than the state DGP,” TDP state president K Atchannaidu said in a tweet.
BJP state general secretary S Vishnuvardhan Reddy termed the…