Encounter man of Telangana police disclosed the killing of all four gang rape accused
KI Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
“Mohammad Ali alias Mohammad Arif, Jollu Shiva, Jollu Naveen Kumar and Chintakunta Chenna Keshavulu, all four people accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police” disclosed the encounter man Cyberabad Police Commissioner V C Sajjanar.
The four accused arrested in connection with the rape-and-murder of a 25-year-old woman veterinarian last month were killed in an alleged encounter with the police Friday morning. The incident took place around 6.30 am when the accused were taken to the site of the offence for reconstruction of the scene of the crime as part of the investigation, a senior police official said. “They (accused) snatched weapons from police and fired on police and tried to escape and we retaliated in self-defence. Two of our men are also injured in the incident.”
The doctor was brutally gang-raped and killed by four persons before they burnt her body in Shamshabad area on November 27. The four men, all lorry workers, aged between 20 and 24, were arrested on November 29 for allegedly raping and killing the woman by smothering her and later burning her body.The four accused were in judicial custody at Cherlapally Central Jail in Hyderabad.
In December 2008, two engineering students of Warangal in Telangana were attacked with acid over a suspected case of turned down love. The three suspects were later killed in an encounter. The superintendent of police in Warangal district then was Sajjanar IPS.Incidentally, the Commissionerate of Cyberabad Police which has jurisdiction over Shamshabad police station, where the case of rape and horrific murder of a veterinarian was registered is now headed by Commissioner VC Sajjanar, who hails from Hubbali, Karnataka.