MUMBAI: Superstar Salman Khan is the latest Bollywood celebrity to express outrage over the alleged gangrape and murder of a young veterinarian from Hyderabad.
The ‘Sultan’ actor took to his official Twitter handle and called the accused “the worst kind of shaitans in the human form.”
JusticeFor*** These r the worst kind of shaitans disguised in the human form! The pain, torture n death of innocent women like nirbhaya n *** should now get us together n put an end to such shaitans who live among us, before any other innocent woman…n their family go through this extreme agony n loss as this has to be stopped. Let betii bachao not be just a campaign. This is the time to let these demons know that v all stand together. May ’s soul rest in peace #JusticeFor,” Salman wrote in his tweets.
More celebrities express shock
More celebrities took to Twitter to expressed shock and grief over the gruesome death and rape.
Actor Akshay Kumar tweeted, “We seem to be losing it as a society. It has been 7 yrs to the gut-wrenching #Nirbhaya case & our moral fabric continues to be in pieces. We need stricter laws. This needs to STOP!”
The woman (26) was gang-raped and killed near Outer Ring Road (ORR) at Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday night.
Her charred body was found the next day near Shadnagar, about 25 km from ORR.
The Cyberabad police have picked up four persons in connection with the case.
The accused were booked under Sections 376 of the Indian Penal Code (punishment for rape), 302 (punishment for murder) and sections of the Nirbhaya Act, The News Minute reported.