The attacker allegedly entered the VIP lounge to serve coffee and approached Jagan Mohan Reddy, who was sitting with his supporters, claimed that he wanted a selfie with him. Later he struck Jagan with the knife.
The person who attacked on Jagan Mohan Reddy has been identified as , J Sriniwas Rao, 30 and he is said to be a big fan and follower of YSRCP leaders. What went wrong, why did he attack on Jagan Mohan Reddy, is still a mystery. According to the latest buzz, this is a part of publicity stunt.
According to the latest rumour, Jagan Mohan Reddy was going to get arrested this Friday & sent to jail for his scams and money laundering cases, so a jagan fan after knowing this made a dummy attack on Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Initial report said the assailant was employed at the airport canteen, but there is no official confirmation about this.
One person names Anand Siram wrote on Twitter: anandesiram @anandesiram4 :#JaganAttacked it seems like it is preplan attack by YRSCP partymembers only.plan was workout by jagan.because ofgettingsympathy through people of AP.cheep politics.up to now what he did to kadapa going on padayatra for what purpose want to become CM.
AP DGP Takur interacted with media and said that the person who attacked Jagan Mohan Reddy has a letter in his pocket. He did not reveal the contents of the letter, as it was just handed over to him by Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), who had caught the culprit Srinivasa at Visakhapatnam Airport.
Jagan Mohan Reddy is now fine. He wrote on his twitter, “To everyone worried about my safety – I’d like to inform you that I am safe. God’s grace and the love, concern & blessings of the people of Andhra Pradesh will protect me. Such cowardice acts will not dissuade me but only strengthen my resolve to work for the people of my state!”