The family members of 27-year-old Hyderabad veterinarian offered thanks to the police for shooting dead the four blamed in an ‘encounter’ Friday morning.
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Praising the police, the victim’s father said, “We have been spending sleepless nights. Not only the family but people of Hyderabad and the entire country are angry. Those criminals tried to escape and the police did well them by shooting them.” He also added that his daughter’s soul must be at peace now, news agency ANI reported.
The victim’s sister told PTI: “We are happy. We did not expect this (killing in ‘encounter’). We thought they would be hanged through courts.”
“We thank everyone who stood by us. With this incident people should be scared to indulge in such crimes (against women),” she further told reporters.
The four accused were killed on the morning of today when they purportedly attempted to escape after assaulting the police. The accused were apparently taken to Chattapally post-12 PM trying to reconstruct the crime scene when they supposedly attempted to run towards the betrayed pathway.
The police asserted that the accused wanted to exploit for the darkness and had accepted that at least one or two of them could escape the police.
An authority revealed that the accused were taken for the recce in the night to remake the succession of occasions, from when the stopped to buy petrol to consume the unfortunate casualty’s body to where her bike was disposed of.
It was also “to avoid confrontation with the public.” “Will the police just watch if the accused attack them?” Cyberabad Police Commissioner V C Sajjanar said.
The veterinarian’s charred body was found on November 28. After the shock over the episode, the Telangana government had set up a fast track court to hear the case.