Cops seek cus­tody of ac­cused

The four men were ar­rested on Nov 29 and are in 14-day ju­di­cial cus­tody

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HY­DER­ABAD: The Cy­ber­abad Po­lice prob­ing the gang-rape and mur­der of a 26-year-old woman vet­eri­nar­ian near here moved a court on Mon­day seek­ing cus­tody of the four peo­ple ar­rested in con­nec­tion with the heinous crime for in­ter­ro­ga­tion.

The Cy­ber­abad po­lice filed a pe­ti­tion in a court at Shad­na­gar near here for cus­to­dial in­ter­ro­ga­tion of the ac­cused, a se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial said. He said they would com­plete the probe in a time-bound man­ner.

Te­lan­gana Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice M Ma­hen­der Reddy, who re­viewed the progress of the case on Sun­day night, in­structed po­lice of­fi­cials to en­sure time­bound com­ple­tion of the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

The of­fi­cial also said they were in the process of re­quest­ing the law min­istry for set­ting up of a fast track court to try the four ac­cused. He said they will seek max­i­mum pun­ish­ment for the per­pe­tra­tors of the grue­some in­ci­dent.

HY­DER­ABAD:The Cy­ber­abad Po­lice prob­ing the gang-rape and mur­der of a 26-year-old woman vet­eri­nar­ian near here moved a court on Mon­day seek­ing cus­tody of the four peo­ple ar­rested in con­nec­tion with the heinous crime for in­ter­ro­ga­tion.

The Cy­ber­abad po­lice filed a pe­ti­tion in a court at Shad­na­gar near here for cus­to­dial in­ter­ro­ga­tion of the ac­cused, a se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial said. He said they would com­plete the probe in a time­bound man­ner.

Te­lan­gana Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice M Ma­hen­der Reddy, who re­viewed the progress of the case on Sun­day night, in­structed po­lice of­fi­cials to en­sure time­bound com­ple­tion of the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

The of­fi­cial also said they were in the process of re­quest­ing the Law Min­istry for set­ting up of a fast track court to try the four ac­cused.

He said they will seek max­i­mum pun­ish­ment for the per­pe­tra­tors of the grue­some in­ci­dent.

Chief Min­is­ter K Chan­drasekhar Rao on Sun­day di­rected that a fast track court be set up for speedy trial in the case. The four ac­cused, all lorry work­ers, aged be­tween 20 and 24, were ar­rested on Novem­ber 29 and are lodged in the Cher­la­pally Cen­tral Prison af­ter a court re­manded them to 14 days ju­di­cial cus­tody.

The in­ci­dent has trig­gered na­tion-wide out­rage and protests are be­ing held at sev­eral places de­mand­ing pun­ish­ment to the cul­prits. Last week, the Ma­habub­na­gar district court Bar As­so­ci­a­tion and the Ranga Reddy Bar As­so­ci­a­tion de­cided not to rep­re­sent the ac­cused.

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■ Stu­dents protest against the Te­lan­gana rape-mur­der, in Hy­der­abad on Mon­day.

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