Andhra suspends two RTA officials for 'snatching' car for CM's convoy

The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday suspended two employees of Road Transport Authority (RTA) for an incident in which a family was left stranded on road after the car in which they were travelling was taken away for the chief minister's convoy.

Within hours after Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed anguish over the incident and ordered action, RTA Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (AMVI) A. Sandhya and home guard P. Tirupati Reddy were suspended.

RTA officials issued orders for their suspension after the chief minister ordered action against erring officials who forcibly took away the cab along with the driver.

Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered departmental action against the erring officials who asked a cab driver to report t