A group of people staged a protest at a police station in Shadnagar town in Hyderabad on Saturday demanding the accused in gang rape and murder of a 22-year-old veterinarian to be hanged. The four accused of the gruesome incident that surfaced on Friday are lodged in the same police station.
Angry locals squatted in front of the police station in the town raising slogans of ‘we want justice’. They were demanding the immediate hanging of the accused. While some of the protesters were demanding the accused to be encountered by the police.
The police have increased the security around the police station to prevent any untoward incident as they also have to take the accused to court for trial. The accused will be taken to a fast-track court at Mahabubnagar to be produced before a magistrate.
The gruesome incident is of Wednesday night when the veterinarian was gang-raped and killed by four accused out of which two are lorry drivers while two are its cleaners.
On Wednesday night, the accused punctured the rear tyre of the victim’s scooty to set a trap for her. On the pretext of helping her with the flat tyre, the accused abducted her and took turns to rape her. They killed the veterinarian and shifted the body to a place near Shadnagar town and set it to fire. The next day, police found her charred body.
Cyberabad later on Friday night announced to have arrested the four accused in the case.
The accused were identified as Mohammed Arif, Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu, Jollu Shiva and Jollu Naveen. Arif is 26 years old while the other three accused are 20 years old.
It is likely that the police will ask for the custody of the accused for further questioning by the magistrate.