CPI(M) Condemns Hyderabad Accused Encounter, Says 'Extra-judicial Killing Not Solution'

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Criticizing the Cyberabad police encounter of the rape accused, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury, on Friday, tweeted that Extra-judicial killings are not answer

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Criticizing the Cyberabad police encounter of the rape accused, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury, on Friday, tweeted that Extra-judicial killings are not the answer. He added that how to secure the lives and dignity of citizens must be what society should be about. He further questioned why the law put in place for the safety of women implemented properly. 

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Earlier in the day, the Cyberabad police confirmed that all four accused in the Hyderabad gang rape and murder case were gunned down by the police when they allegedly tried to escape. The police had taken the accused to the crime scene to recreate the incident at around 4- 5 AM. Police state that one of the accused tried to snatch the police's gun and pelt them with stones to allegedly escape from custody. When the accused tried to flee, police shot them 100 m away from the spot - killing all four accused. A magisterial probe has been ordered into the encounter, as per sources.

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The 27-year old's burnt body was found by the police under a culvert in Hyderabad after noticed by passersby. The victim's sister revealed that the victim had called her saying that she felt scared as a lorry driver had lured her two-wheeler to allegedly repair a puncture. Soon after the victim's sister called her again at 9.44 pm, the victim's phone was switched off. Her body was found 25 km away from the toll plaza. The Mahabubnagar Court in Hyderabad was designated to act as a fast track court to conduct trial against the four accused who were housed in Chanchalguda Central Jail under 14-day judicial custody.

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