SIT takes over probe into killing of 4 suspects in Disha’s rape-murder

Hyderabad: The Telangana government has formed a Special Investigation Team to probe into the death of the four suspected rapist-killers of veterinarian Disha during an encounter with the police at Shadnagar on December 6. The four men had allegedly raped and killed Disha before burning her body under a culvert on NH-44 near the encounter spot. 

According to a government order (GO) released on Sunday, the SIT will be headed by Rachakonda commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat. It will have seven more police officers from different parts of the state as its members. 

The SIT will start its work immediately. Other than the encounter-killing of Disha’s rapist-murderers, the team will also look into similar cases registered across Telangana, as per the directive of the Supreme Court.

“All government agencies including police in Telangana shall extend all possible assistance to the SIT keeping in view of the sensitivity of the case. After completion of the investigation, the SIT will file its report in the concerned court of law, having jurisdiction,” reads the GO.

Mahesh Bhagwat apart, the other SIT members are K Apoorva Rao, superintendent of police Wanaparthy, Uday Kumar Reddy, DCP Mancheria, J Surender Reddy, ADCP(SOT) Rachakonda, P Sridhar Reddy, DSP Sangareddy, Sridhar Reddy, Inspector, IT cell Rachakonda, Raja Shekar Raju, Circle Inspector Koratala, and Venu Gopal Reddy, inspector DCRB-Sangareddy.

 

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