All the four accused were shot dead in a police encounter in the sensational Tenlangana rape and murder case of the 26-year-old veterinarian in the wee hours of December 6th, 2019.
According to media reports, the encounter between police and the four accused took place around 3:30 am. They were shot dead by the police nearly 100 meters away from the spot where the crime took place.
It may be mentioned that on the night of November 27th, 2019 the victim was brutally gang-raped by four men and charred to death while on her way home near Shamshabad area. Post the incident a countrywide outrage broke out demanding the victim’s justice. The police had arrested all the four accused and were in judicial custody at Cherlapalli Central jail in Hyderabad.
Meanwhile, the social media users offered their deepest condolences; prayers of the victim’s family kept coming from all quarters. Comparing the incident with the sensational Nirbhaya case, netizens questioned the government on ‘women security ’.
Reacting on the encounter, the victim’s father expressed his satisfaction and said that ‘his daughter’s soul is at peace now’. Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi too conveyed her contentment of police action.
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