Hyderabad gang rape: 4 accused shot dead in police encounter: An unnamed police officer told the BBC that they were shot last night as they tried to attack the police when they were called to the scene and told what happened.
Telangana’s Additional Police General, Jitendra, told the BBC that at 3 am this morning, four of the accused were shot dead by police.
Hyderabad: Senior Police officials arrive at the site of the encounter. All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana were killed in an encounter with the police when the accused tried to escape while being taken to the crime spot. https://t.co/TB4R8EuPyr pic.twitter.com/7fuG87MP0m
— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2019
According to the ANI news agency, senior police officers have now rushed to the spot.
The 27-year-old female veterinarian, who was raped and burned to death after returning home after completing her work in Hyderabad last week, has been shaking up all over India.
There were various protests all over the country condemning the incident.