A Man Slits Tongue, Puts In Temple Hundi Allegedly For Politicians


Hyderabad: A 35 years old Andhra man from West Godavari district slit his tongue and dropped in a temple hundi at Sri Nagar Colony on Wednesday. Police found a letter with the man stating that the shocking act was committed to seeing certain prominent politicians as chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The letter also mentions that the victim wishes for a cabinet seat for himself.

According to the police, The man, identified as Mahesh, slit a piece of his tongue and dropped it in a temple’s hundi in Hyderabad Sri Nagar colony, on Wednesday he also wrote a letter where he said that he wanted to see certain politicians as Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. However, it is not clear which party he supported in the upcoming elections.

Speaking to the Times of India, Banjara Hills inspector Govinda Reddy said, “He slit his tongue at the temple. A letter was found in his possession, in which it was mentioned that he wants to see two prominent politicians as the Chief Ministers of the two Telugu states. It also mentions his wish of becoming a minister in the AP cabinet.”

The incident took place at the Sri Venkateswara temple at Srinagar Colony and Mahesh was rushed to the state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH), where his condition was reported to be stable.

The man was immediately rushed to a private hospital where his condition is said to be stable. The incident comes ahead of elections in Telangana on December 7. Counting of votes will be held on December 11.

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