Fire at Ex-MP’s House; 4 dead


Hyderabad: Four family members of former Congress MP S Rajaiah died in a fire incident at their house in Warangal district of Telangana in the Wednesday morning, police said. The police officer said, “Most probably the fire was due to gas expolsion.”

Rajaiah, a former Member of Parliament from Warangal constituency is contesting the Warangal Lok Sabha bypoll scheduled on November 21.

“Four persons including Rajaiah’s daughter-in-law (S Sarika) and his three grandchildren, all boys, died in the fire incident,” a senior police officer told. Police also added that all of them succumbed to burn injuries on the spot.

The fire occurred on the second floor of Rajaiah’s house in Hanamkonda area of Warangal city where the members were staying. The fire has been brought under control.