Maddelacheruvu Suri was shot dead by his close confidante Bhanu Kiran in 2011. Suri’s wife Gangula Bhanumati alleged Vallabhaneni Vamsi is behind her husband’s murder. Even few police personnel have sensed the involvement of Vamsi in the assassination. As a result, Court issued summons to the TDP Legislator.
Suri’s murder case prime accused Bhanu Kiran is currently lodged in central prison. An english daily had reported in 2015 that Bhanu Kiran’s camp held talks with Bhanumati to settle the dispute in an amicable manner by accepting Rs 200 crore. Later, Bhanu Kiran moved the court for bail on grounds of threat to his life from Suri’s Camp.
Vallabhaneni Vamsi had good association with slain Factionist Leader Paritala Ravi who is an arch-rival of Maddelacheruvu Suri. Hence, He has come under scanner following the murder of Suri.