Hyderabad: A statement by Telangana Labour Minister Malla Reddy is making headlines. In fact, Reddy has announced to kill the accused of rape among the public in an encounter. He had arrived in the Medchal-Malkajgiri district on Tuesday to attend an event. He made the statement when he was questioned by the media about the rape and murder of a 6-year-old girl.
Reddy said the 30-year-old rape accused must be caught and killed in an encounter. There is no question of leaving him. The trial in the case will be expedited to provide justice to the girl child. We will meet the victim's family and help them and compensation will also be given. It may be recalled that not only Reddy but also the Congress MP from Malkajgiri had talked about the encounter of the accused. He made the statement when he was returning after meeting the victim's family.
The incident of rape and murder of the girl took place on September 9. His body was recovered from a locked house. A person from the neighborhood is accused in the case. Telangana Police has formed 15 teams to arrest him and these teams have been sent to Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The police had also announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who gave any information about the accused. A candle march was also taken out in Hyderabad to protest against the heinous massacre.