People hold protest across country demanding justice for Hyderabad rape-muder case victim

 The protest was observed in several places including Hyderabad, Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh. Not only around cities but the Hyderbad case stirred up an uproar in Parliament, several MPs condemned the brutal act and expressed regret over it. 

People hold protest across country demanding justice for Hyderabad rape-muder case victim
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New Delhi: Three days after the Hyderabad veterinary doctor gangrape-murder was reported, people across the country held massive protests over the brutal incident. Protests demanding justice to the victim was seen in several places including Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Jalandhar, Lucknow and other parts of the country.

Students of Presidency University, Kolkata held protest on Monday demanding quick action against the gang-rape and gruesome murder of the young women. Several school students in West Bengal's Burdawan took out candle march over the incident.

The students of Hyderabad's Osmania University also joined in the protest and raised their voice by showing posters demanding justice for the alleged rape and murder of a 26-year-old woman.

The Hyderbad case also led to an uproar in Parliament with several MPs condemning the brutal act and demanding strict action against the four accused who were involved in this heinous act.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha that there "cannot be a bigger inhuman act" than the heinous crime and the government was ready to bring the strictest law over brutality against women if there is consensus in the House.

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Actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan also expressed rage over the incident in the Rajya Sabha and said "I think it's time, whether it's Nirbhaya or Kathua, or whatever happened in Hyderabad...the people now want the government to answer how much these people have received justice" while adding that "the accused in the rape cases should be named and shamed publically. These kind of people should be brought out in public and lynched."

After the reports of the heinous incident, Hyderabad city police on Monday issued an advisory to all the women and girls about the precautionary steps to be taken while travelling. 

The 26-year-old woman was gang-raped and killed allegedly by two truck drivers and two cleaners near a toll plaza on Outer Ring Road (ORR) at Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on November 27 (Wednesday night). They later shifted the body to a place near Shadnagar town and set it afire. The charred body of the victim was found on November 28 (Thursday).

The accused were arrested by the Cyberabad police on Saturday (November 30). The police said that all the four accused have confessed to the crime.