Hyderabad Vet Rape-murder: Supreme Court To Hear Plea On Encounter

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SC agreed to consider granting a hearing on one of PILs seeking SIT probe into killing of four men arrested on the charge of Hyderabad rape and murder case. PIL filed by Mani and lawyer Pradeep Kumar Yadav claimed that the alleged encounter was 'fake' and FIR should be lodged against police officials. The four accused were shot dead on National Highway 44 near Hyderabad, the same highway where the charred body of 26-year-old veterinarian found
 


A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said it will also examine what is being monitored by Telangana High Court. PIL filed by Mani and lawyer Pradeep Kumar Yadav claimed that the alleged encounter was 'fake' and FIR should be lodged against police officials.
 
Hyderabad Police on Friday morning killed all the four accused in the case of rape and murder of a woman veterinarian. In a press briefing, the police said that the accused snatched weapons from the cops and tried to flee. The accused were killed as the police fired back in self-defence. Here is a look at the sequence of events.

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