Women BD Desk:
Four men arrested in connection with a rape-and-murder case of a woman veterinarian near Hyderabad, an incident that sparked an outrage across India, were killed in an encounter with law enforcers this morning, police said.
“The four accused were killed in an encounter with police,” Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar said.
Two policemen were also injured in the incident, our New Delhi correspondent reports quoting a senior police official.
Police claimed the four arrestees tried to escape during investigations at the same spot where the woman’s body was found.
The four men, Mohammed Arif (26), Jollu Shiva (20), Jollu Naveen (20) and Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu (20), were taken to the scene of the crime at 3:00am Indian time as part of investigations, the police said.