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Tag: Hyderabad Encounter

Post Hyderabad Encounter, Rape Accused Prisoner Flees From Jail In Odisha

Dhenkanal: The poor security set up of a district jail in Dhenkanal has come to light when an undertrial prisoner has given a slip to jail authorities and escaped by climbing the boundary wall on December 13 (Friday). Though embarrassed police have started investigation into the slip-up incident, reports suggest the escapee prisoner, who was […]

Vet Rape, Murder Case: SIT Begins Probe Into Alleged Encounter

Hyderabad: The Special Investigation Team, set up by the Telangana government to probe the killing of four accused in the rape and murder of a veterinarian in “retaliatory” firing by police, on Monday got down to business, even as the state High Court directed authorities to preserve their bodies till December 13. “SIT has taken […]

Justice Loses Its Character If It Becomes Revenge: CJI Bobde

Jodhpur: Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said on Saturday that justice can never become instant, and it loses its character if it becomes revenge. The Chief Justice’s remarks gain significance in the backdrop of “encounter” killings of four persons accused of rape-murder of a veterinarian by Telangana police. The police have faced criticism from various […]

NHRC Team Begins Probe Of 'Hyderabad Encounter'

Hyderabad: A fact-finding team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday began a probe into the killing of all the four accused in the woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder case by the police in an alleged ‘encounter’ early of Friday. After landing in Hyderabad, the team drove straight to Mahabubnagar town, where they […]

Column: The Perils of ‘Instant Justice’

By Sandeep Sahu Such jubilation on the streets is seen only when Team India wins a major world cricket tournament like the World Cup. Sweets were exchanged, crackers burst and “Hyderabad police Zindabaad’ slogans rent the air across the country. In Hyderabad, scenes of people showering flowers on city police personnel were reminiscent of lawyers […]

Unnao Rape Victim's Father Demands Hyderabad-Like 'Encounter'

Unnao (UP): The father of Unnao rape victim on Saturday demanded a Hyderabad-like “encounter” for the perpetrators. The woman, 23, who suffered 90 per cent burn injuries, died on Friday night in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. Talking to reporters here, the deceased’s father said: “I have only one demand… my daughter should get justice.” He demanded […]

Odisha on Hyderabad encounter rape case
When Will Rape Victims In Odisha Get Justice? - Opposition After Hyderabad Encounter

Bhubaneswar: The early morning encounter of four accused in the rape and murder of a 25-year-old woman veterinarian in Hyderabad has evoked a wide range of reactions from Odisha leaders cutting across party lines. State Law Minister Pratap Jena welcoming this said that police took the right step and whatever happened will act as a […]

Police Resorted To 'Retaliatory' Firing: Sajjanar On Encounter

Hyderabad: The Telangana Police on Friday said its personnel resorted to “retaliatory” firing after two of the accused in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian opened fire at police after snatching weapons from them this morning. Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Sajjanar told reporters here that one of the accused, Mohammed Arif, was the […]

NHRC Takes Cognisance Of Hyderabad Encounter, Orders Probe

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) took cognisance of the encounter killings of the four accused in the Hyderabad gang rape-and-murder case and ordered an inquiry on Friday. The apex human rights body in the country said the encounter was a matter of concern and needed to be probed carefully. “The commission is […]

Odisha Vox Pop cheering Hyderabad encounter an obit to criminal justice system?

Bhubaneswar: In a first, the killing of the four accused in rape and murder of ‘Disha’, a veterinarian in Hyderabad, in an encounter this early morning hours by Cyberabad police has virtually given a new ‘disha’ to the criminal justice system in the country. And when the overwhelming vox populi, including in Odisha, give three-cheers […]

Nirbhaya's Family Hails Hyderabad Encounter

New Delhi: Hailing the encounter killing of the four accused in the Hyderabad gang rape and murder case, the family of Nirbhaya on Friday said the Telangana police has set an example and urged authorities not to punish the policemen responsible for the action. Nirbhaya, a 23-year-old paramedic student, was gang raped in December 2012 […]

Maneka Gandhi Questions Hyderabad Encounter

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former union minister Maneka Gandhi has raised questions on the encounter by the Hyderabad police in which four accused were shot dead. Condemning the encounter, Maneka Gandhi said: “Jo bhi hua hai bohot bhayanak hua hai is desh ke liye (whatever happened is dangerous for the country), you […]

NCW Chief Says Hyderabad Encounter 'Good'

New Delhi: National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma has said that the police’s ‘encounter killing’ of the accused in the Hyderabad rape case is “good.” While talking to IANS Sharma said that “It is a good decision on the part of the police,” adding “But it is subject to investigation because I wanted that […]