Hyderabad Police on Friday stated that all the four accused in 26 year old vet doctor’s rape and murder case have been shot dead. They were taken to the murder site to recreate the events on that night and tried to flee. Teh encounter took place around 3AM today, 6th December, 2019.
Any official statement from the police is still awaited, however, the same has been confirmed by multiple sources.
Nationwide protests had erupted after burnt body of vet doctor was found in the outskirts of Hyderabad on 28th November. She was raped and then burnt by four men night and her body was found the next day on November 28 under a culvert on the Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway.
According to the Cyberabad Police, the four accused had punctured the rear wheel of her scooter, offered to help her, dragged her to a secluded spot close to a toll plaza and raped her. It said the victim died due to suffocation and the accused later burnt her body.
The Cyberabad Police had arrested four men on November 29 in connection with their involvement in the rape and murder case.
The accused were identified as Mohammad Areef, Jollu Shiva, Jollu Naveen, and Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu. Mohammad Areef (25), who worked as a driver, was the prime accused in case.
The four accused in the gruesome gangrape and murder of a woman veterinarian doctor had been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.
More to follow.