Priyanka Reddy Gangrape Case: Hyderabad police shoot dead 4 gangrape-murder accused in encounter

Priyanka Reddy Gangrape Case: Hyderabad police shoot dead 4 gangrape-murder accused in encounter


The accused in the gruesome gangrape and murder case of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad were gunned down in police encounter early on Friday. The police had taken the accused out of the jail and had brought them to the crime spot to recreate the scene, when the accused try to flee. The police shot dead all the four accused on the spot.

All the four accused in the Hyderabad veterinary doctor gangrape and murder case were killed during a police encounter early on Friday. The accused were trying to flee the spot as they were brought by the police to recreate the scene. As per reports, the four accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case were gunned down at nearly 3 am on Friday.

Here are the updates:

10:50 am: People across different states hail Telangana police for the encounter of Hyderabad rape and murder accused

10:38 am: People celebrate and cheer for police at the encounter site where the four accused were killed in an encounter earlier today

People cheer for Hyderabad police

10:36 am: Neigbours of Hyderabad veterinarian celebrate and offer sweets to Police personnel after four accused were killed in an encounter earlier today

10:18 am: Hyderabad police hailed for killing gangrape and murder accused

10:15 am: Police cordon off area where Hyderabad gangrape and murder accused were killed

10:13 am: We always demanded the death penalty for them, and here police are the best judge, I don’t know in what circumstances this happened: Rekha Sharma, National Commission for Women on Telangana encounter

10:09 am: As a common citizen I am feeling happy that this was the end we all wanted for them. But this end was supposed to be through the legal system. It should have happened through proper channels, says Rekha Sharma

09:54 am: Women in Varanasi distribute sweets, hail Hyderabad police for action on gangrape and murder accused

09:45 am: Heavy police deployment at the spot where accused in the rape and murder of the woman veterinarian were killed in an encounter today morning

09:38 am: “Cyberabad Police had brought the accused persons to the crime spot for re-construction of the sequence of events. The accused snatched police weapon and fired on the police. In self-defence, the police fired back, in which the accused were killed,” says DCP Shamshabad Prakash Reddy.

09:32 am: Delhi, UP police should take inspiration: BSP chief Mayawati hails police action​

“Crimes against women are on the rise in Uttar Pradesh, but the state government is sleeping. Police here and also in Delhi should take inspiration from Hyderabad Police, but unfortunately, here criminals are treated as state guests, there is jungle raj in UP right now​,” says Mayawati.

09:25 am: ‘Absolutely unacceptable​’: Lawyer and activist Vrinda Grover condemns police action​

Lawyer and activist Vrinda Grover has condemned Hyderabad police action in the case, says what the police have done is “absolutely unacceptable.” “This is not the justice women had demanded,” she said. “How can we confirm that these accused were the actual accused and those who committed the crime are not walking-free at large,” she added. ​

09:15 am: This is the way to deal with rapists, says BJP’s Kapil Mishra​

BJP leader Kapil Mishra thanks Telangana police in a tweet. “This is the way to deal with rapists,” he wrote. “Hope police of other states will learn from you.”​

09:10 am: Huge crowd gathers at Hyderabad crime spot, people hail police action on gangrape-murder accused.

08:59 am: People gather at the spot where the Hyderabad veterinary doctor was burnt and where the encounter of the accused took place in the wee hours of Friday

08:56 am: “It has been 10 days to the day my daughter died. I express my gratitude towards the police and govt for this. My daughter’s soul must be at peace now​,” says Hyderabad vet’s father

08:55 am: Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar: The accused Mohammed Arif, Naveen,Shiva and Chennakeshavulu were killed in a Police encounter at Chatanpally, Shadnagar today in the wee hours, between 3 am and 6 am. I have reached the spot and further details will be revealed​

08:53 am: Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar​ arrives at the spot where rape accused of Hyderabad veterinary doctor were killed

08:51 am: We face the rape accused of our daughter in court and yet remain silent as we are waiting for justice, Nirbhaya’s father says

08:43 am: The Hyderabad police should be lauded for their action on the accused in Hyderabad vet gangrape and murder case, says Nirbhaya’s mother. The police, in this case, should not be questioned and such action should be taken in all rape cases, she says

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08:21 am: Sister of theHyderabad veterinary doctor​ expresses happiness over the encounter of all the four accused, says this would set an example for the entire country

08:16 am: Father of the Hyderabad veterinary doctor who was raped and murder by four expresses gratefulness for police action on accused. “My daughter will now rest in peace,” the father said.

07:55 am: DCW chief Swati Maliwal saysjustice has been served to the Hyderabad veterinary doctor today. Every person who is accused in any rape case should be hanged to death within 6 months of the incident, Swati Maliwal says

07:30 am: All four accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case killed in police encounter