'Savage Taliban-style Justice' Will Make Courts Irrelevant: Sibal On Telangana Encounter

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Congressman Kapil Sibal on Saturday expressed his disdain about the Telangana encounter, saying the "savage Taliban-style justice" will make courts irrelevant

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Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday hit out at those hailing the Telangana encounter, saying the "savage Taliban-style justice" will make courts irrelevant.

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All four accused in the rape-and-murder case of a 25-year-old Hyderabad woman veterinarian last month were killed in an exchange of fire with police near Hyderabad on Friday morning, police said.

"To the cheerleaders of: Telangana Encounter. Blood lust vs due process. The savage Taliban-style justice vs the civilised...will make courts irrelevant," Sibal said in a tweet.

The gang rape-and-murder triggered a nationwide outrage with the public and lawmakers demanding speedy punishment to the perpetrators.

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The state government had ordered setting up of a special court (fast track) to expedite the trial.

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