Hyderabad: The family of a woman veterinarian Priyaanka Reddy, who was raped and murdered on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday, and women groups on Saturday demanded capital punishment for the guilty.
The victim’s father said those involved in this ghastly crime should be hanged. “They should be hanged so that nobody else dares to commit such a crime,” he said.
Women leaders of political parties and activists, who consoled the family, also demanded immediate death penalty for those involved in gang rape and murder of the 26-year-old.
The woman was gang raped and murdered by 4-5 persons after she was stranded due to her scooty’s flat tyre near a toll plaza on Outer Ring Road (ORR) at Shamshabad on Wednesday night. Her charred body was found the next day near Shadnagar town, about 25 km from the toll plaza.