On Tuesday, Mehdipatnam Military Garrison authorities agreed to provide an alternative route to the residents of Siddiquenagar. It is located in the midst of the high security military area of Mehdipatnam Garrison, had recently made headlines after the alleged killing of 11-year-old boy Sheikh Mustafa, by two military jawans.
The Hyderabad district administration and the GHMC authorities had been working on an alternative route. On Tuesday, MIM MLA of Nampally constituency Jaffar Hussain Meraj met Brigadier Sukumar Vinod, Deputy Commander Rajesh Holla and other officers of the Garrison and placed the alternative route before them.
He said, “There is a gravel road along the nala and a small bridge is to be constructed to connect Siddiquenagar. The military authorities accepted the route and assured that they would take a decision in a fortnight whether to go ahead with the proposal.”