Former top court judge to inquire Telangana encounter, proposes Supreme Court

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 11, 2019, 02.38 PM(IST)

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The veterinarian was gang-raped and killed by four people before they burnt her body in Telangana's Shamshabad on November 27. Her charred body was recovered a day later

The Supreme Court on Wednesday proposed to appoint a former apex court judge to inquire into the encounter of the four accused in the Telangana vet's rape and murder case.

The veterinarian was gang-raped and killed by four people before they burnt her body in Telangana's Shamshabad on November 27. Her charred body was recovered a day later.

A few days later, the accused Mohammed Arif, Naveen, Shiva, and Chennakeshavulu were killed in a police encounter. Soon after, the legality of the police action was questioned before the Supreme Court as well as the Telangana High Court.

The apex court said that it is aware that Telangana High Court is seized of the matter. "We will appoint former Supreme Court judge to inquire into the matter who will sit in Delhi and inquire," the court said.