All four people accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police at NH-44, the Telangana police said on Friday.
According to reports, they were being taken to the crime scene, near the Shamsabad toll, for recreation of the crime scene, when they tried to attack the army of police and escape. Police opened fire and all four were killed, confirmed police.
Several bollywood celebrities expressed their happiness towards the outcome and their praise Telangana police.
Here’s how celebs reacted:
Bravo Telangana Police. My congratulations!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) December 6, 2019
Real men protect women and we are definitely looking at a great future where people will dread mere thought of rape or harassment of women, today my heart swells with pride the choices I made and the people I supported, this is new 🇮🇳 India, Ghar mein ghusega bhi aur marega bhi..
— Rangoli Chandel (@Rangoli_A) December 6, 2019
Congratulations and #JaiHo to #TelenganaPolice for shooting down the four rapists of #PriyankaReddy in an “ENCOUNTER”. चलो! अब जितने भी लोगों ने ऐसा घिनोना अपराध करने वालों के ख़िलाफ़ आवाज़ उठाई थी और उनके लिए ख़तरनाक से ख़तरनाक सज़ा चाही थी, मेरे साथ ज़ोर से बोलो – #जयहो।👏👍
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) December 6, 2019
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) December 6, 2019
Salute to Telangana police for taking an apt decision! Justice 🙏🏼 #JusticeForDisha
— Nidhhi Agerwal (@AgerwalNidhhi) December 6, 2019
Justice has been served, and served well.
— Dino Morea (@DinoMorea9) December 6, 2019
Perversion of the justice system cannot be the answer to dealing with perverts in society. Fixing the justice system is. 🙏🏽
— रanviर_ डhoरeय_ (Ranvir Shorey) (@RanvirShorey) December 6, 2019
This morning I wake up to the news and JUSTICE HAS BEEN SERVED!! #Encounter
— Nagarjuna Akkineni (@iamnagarjuna) December 6, 2019
JUSTICE SERVED pic.twitter.com/iO7F6SqlIG
— Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) December 6, 2019
— Mugdha Veira Godse (@mugdhagodse267) December 6, 2019
Priyanka Reddy, a Hyderabad vet, was brutally murdered after she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a group of men. She was burnt alive after she was raped.
According to the Cyberabad police, the four accused had punctured the rear wheel of her scooter, offered to help her, dragged her to a secluded spot close to a toll plaza and raped her. It said the victim died due to suffocation and the accused later burnt her body.
Reacting to the killing of the four accused in the encounter, the victim’s sister said they welcomed it. “We are happy. We did not expect this (killing in the 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 told reporters.