In a recent development related to the case of Hyderabad veterinarian’s rape and murder, all four accused are reportedly killed by police asserting that it was ‘exchange of fire’ as reported by news websites. This incident took place in the wee hours on Friday.
The news agency PTI quoted a senior police official in its report who said that the incident took place around 6.30 am when the accused were taken to the site of offence for the reconstruction of the scene of the crime as part of the investigation.
The police also claimed that the four accused were ‘fired in retaliation’ and the reason that is given by the police is that ‘accused snatched weapons from police and fired on police and tried to escape.’
There were nation-wide protests after the incident in Hyderabad. And now, after the killing of the four accused, many are celebrating it as a victory. At the same, many are questioning the police’s actions.
After the incident, people were seen showering flower petals on police as an expression of joy in regard to police’s action.
More details related to the case are awaited.