Hyderabad encounter: Post-mortem of the 4 rape-accused recorded on video

Hyderabad: Police at the site of an alleged encounter, where four accused in the rape and murder of a veterinary were shot dead, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)

The post-mortem of the four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian was completed on Friday at a state-run hospital inMahabubnagar district, police said.

The post-mortem was videographed, they said.

Earlier, the Telangana High Court had directed the state government to preserve the bodies of the four acccused till 8:00 PM on December 9.

It had also ordered that the video of the post-mortem in Compact Disc form or pen-drive be handed over to the Principal District Judge, Mahabubnagar, after completion of the post- mortem.

Police said thepost-mortem was done in the Government District Hospital at Mahabubnagar under the supervision of the Superintendent and a forensic team of Doctors from state-run Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad.

All the four accused were shot dead by police on Friday during a pre-dawn exchange of fire near Hyderabad, police said.

The four were arrested on November 29 for allegedly raping and killing the 25-year-old woman by smothering her and later burning her body.

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