All four accused in the Hyderabad veterinary doctor’s rape and murder case have been killed in Police encounter on Friday morning.
According to the statement of senior police official, the encounter broke out in between 3:00 am to 6:15 am when four accused were taken to the site of offence for the reconstruction of the scene of the crime as a part of investigation.
"They (accused) snatched weapons from police and fired on police and tried to escape... police fired in retaliation in which the four accused died," a senior police official told PTI. Two policemen were also injured, he said.
The four rapists were killed on the same highway i.e. NH-44 near Hyderabad, where 26-year-old veterinary doctor’s charred body was found.
Telangana Police: All four people accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/AxmfQSWJFK— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2019
After this news of encounter come out, the family members of Disha expressed their gratitude towards the Hyderabad police for giving justice to their daughter.
Father of the woman veterinarian on all 4 accused killed in police encounter: It has been 10 days to the day my daughter died. I express my gratitude towards the police & govt for this. My daughter's soul must be at peace now. #Telangana pic.twitter.com/aJgUDQO1po— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2019
Also, Nirbhaya's mother said that it's an ointment to her wounds after Police killed four accused.
Asha Devi, Nirbhaya's mother on all four accused in rape&murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana killed in encounter: I am extremely happy with this punishment.Police has done a great job & I demand that no action should be taken against the police personnel. pic.twitter.com/frL3sRqcD6— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2019
Also, social media flooded with several reactions after Police killed four accused in an encounter on December 6, 2019.
Check out Netizens reactions:
All 4 Accused in Disha’s Rape & Kurder Case Reportedly killed in an #Encounter by Telangana Police IPS VC Sajjnar.— Sujay Raj (@Sujay__Raj) December 6, 2019
Well Done #HyderabadPolice.
Justice at Last! ♥️🇮🇳#JusticeForDisha pic.twitter.com/WfvK9hrvmt
What #hyderabadpolice did is very bold but I have some questions here:— Vivek Sharma (@TheVivekSharma) December 6, 2019
What if similar #Encounter was done by UP Police?
Will they be treated same way?
Will everyone hail their bold step?
Will that be known as #HumanRights violation?#HyderabadHorror #JusticeForDisha
Salute to Telangana police for taking an apt decision! Justice 🙏🏼 #JusticeForDisha— Balaji bandarupalli Hidu (@BalajiHidu) December 6, 2019
Also, a video has surfaced the Internet, in which girl students were also seen cheering for Police after encounter news broke out.
The nation has welcomed the police action against the rapists and also demanded stringent laws against rape cases in India.