FILE PHOTO: A police van carrying 4 males accused of the alleged rape and homicide of a 27-year-old girl, leaves a police station in Shadnagar, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, November 30, 2019. Information/Vinod Babu
BENGALURU (Information) – Indian police shot useless 4 males on Friday who have been suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian within the southern metropolis of Hyderabad final week, a senior police official instructed Information.
The boys had been in police custody and have been shot close to the scene of the crime, stated N Prakash Reddy, a deputy commissioner of police in Shamshabad, close to Hyderabad.
“Within the morning, at round 6-6.30, our individuals have come to reconstruct the scene of crime and the accused have tried to grab their weapons, and there was a cross-fire. On this, all of the 4 accused have died. Two policemen have been injured,” Reddy stated.
Earlier a neighborhood police official had put the time of the deaths at round three:30 a.m. (2200 GMT Thursday). There was no quick rationalization for the discrepancy.
In the course of the previous week, 1000’s of Indians have protested in a number of cities following the alleged rape and homicide of the girl.
Many Indians appeared to applaud the killings, taking to Twitter to assist the police.
“Undecided whether or not that is proper or mistaken however feeling very pleased..simply hope and pray that those killed have been the actual criminals..#hyderabadpolice,” wrote one person.
“Fast Justice like this can inculcate concern into the Soiled minds. Our honest prayers have been answered #hyderabadpolice Hats off,” actress Ammu Abhirami posted.
Reporting by Derek Francis in Bengaluru, Modifying by Raju Gopalakrishnan