Chittoor: Chittoor Mayor Katari Anuradha was attacked with knives and then shot dead inside her office on Tuesday morning by a group of five men who came in disguised.
Her husband, a Telugu Desam Party leader, was also injured in the attack. He has been admitted to a hospital in the city and is in serious condition.
According to reports, the two were inside her chamber at the Chittoor Municipal Corporation when the men barged into her office and attacked them with knives and daggers and then shot at the Mayor.
police sources said it could be a case of old rivalry.