Hyderabad Vet Rape: Police Chief Sajjanar Led Similar Encounter in 2008
GUWAHATI: The top cop who is handling the Hyderabad vet's rape case, Cyberabad police chief VC Sajjanar, was Superintendent of Police in Warangal, at the time of an encounter which was same as of the one which took place on Friday morning, December 06.
As per a report by The News Minute, In December 2008, the AP police gunned down three men accused of throwing acid on two women engineering students. The students— Swapnika and Pranitha— of the Kakatiya Institute of Technology in Warangal town were attacked after Swapnika had rejected the proposal of Srinivas, one of the accused. Srinivas Rao, 25, the main accused in the case, and his associates P Harikrishna, 24, and B Sanjay, 22, were killed in the encounter.
Even as the nation wakes up to the news of a reported encounter of four accused in the gangrape and murder of a veterenarian in Hyderabad, the Cyberabad police said on Friday that the men— Areef, Shiva, Naveen and Chennakeshavulu— had attempted to escape. The police told the media that the accused men, taken to the spot for a reconstruction of the crime scene, attempted to attack the cops by taking their guns. Two policemen were also injured in the incident, they said.
Similar to Friday’s reported encounter, the then SP said that a police team had gone with the accused to the scene of the crime to collect evidence. However, the men reportedly tried to attack the cops with crude bombs. Sajjanar had said that the cops opened fire in self-defence, killing all three accused.
(Source: The News Minute)
File Pic: VC Sajjanar