Encounter Photograph of Hyderabad Gangrape Accused: Fact Check

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Encounter Photograph of Hyderabad Gangrape Accused


All 4 accused in Hyderabad woman veterinarian’s Gangrape and murder case killed in an Encounter like this, see the Photograph

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Fact Check:

Some messages doing rounds on social media platforms allege to show a Photograph of Police Encounter of all the four accused in Hyderabad Gangrape case. The brutal rape and murder of a young woman veterinarian in fact shocked India and police killed all four accused in an encounter. However, the accompanying photograph is an old one and does not show the same.

About the Case

On 27th November 2019, four young men gang-raped and murdered a young woman veterinarian in Hyderabad. After the woman succumbed to death, the four drunk men burnt her body in Shamshabad area. The brutal rape and murder of the young woman shocked entire nation and Telangana police caught the accused soon. Consequently, many people took to streets in protest of the heinous crime – asking to kill the accused.

The four accused were produced in court and sent to police remand. All 4 accused were killed in a police encounter in early hours of 6th December 2019. Police said they had to open fire when the rapists tried to escape and seized a police gun while being taken to the crime spot for reconstruction of the incident. Many people and the family of the victim applauded the encounter after heinous crime and expressed their gratitude towards Telangana police.

Not Photograph of Hyderabad Gangrape Encounter of Accused

The photograph doing rounds on social media is not from the encounter scene killing the criminals in Hyderabad gangrape-and-murder case. It in fact shows an old, unrelated incident from April 2015. In an alleged encounter in the Seshachalam forest, Police killed twenty woodcutters from Tamil Nadu, found felling red sanders . The incident took place while Andhra Pradesh’s Red-sanders Anti-Smuggling Taskforce was on a combing operation.

Coming to the encounter in question, Asian News International ANI shared some pictures from the encounter spot killing the four criminals.

Hoax or Fact:

Mixture of Hoax and Facts.

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