Just hours before she was found dead, the woman had called her sister, to say that she was feeling scared and unsafe.

Hyderabad vets brutal murder Cops say rape not confirmed two people in custodyCCTV footage of the woman, hours before she was killed
news Crime Friday, November 29, 2019 - 11:35

Update: Four arrested for Hyderabad's vet's murder, she was gangraped confirm cops 

A day after the death of a 26-year-old veterinarian shook the city of Hyderabad, the police have detained two suspects in connection with the brutal number, and taken them into custody.

The woman's charred body was found at an underpass in Chatanpally village on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The police said that she was suspected to have been murdered by two persons who offered to help her fix her two-wheeler which had been punctured. 

"Two people have been detained from close to the Hyderabad-Bengaluru highway. We have also recovered some of her personal belongings. Further investigation is underway," a police official told TNM.

Assistant Commissioner of Police of Shamsabad Ashok Kumar told TNM on Friday morning that it wasn't yet confirmed yet whether she had been sexually assualted or raped. "The postmortem was done in Osmania hospital. They have not even given us a preliminary report. Therefore, we cannot confirm rape now."

Cyberabad police recovered the victim's clothes, footwear and a liquor bottle near the toll plaza, where the woman had parked her vehicle. The police have also formed 10 teams to ensure speedy investigation.

Investigation officials have also obtained CCTV footage of the area where the crime is suspected to have happened, and said that they were identifying if more people were involved in the murder.

The woman had called her sister at around 9.22 pm and said that her vehicle’s back tyre was punctured, and that somebody had offered to help her. In a recording of the conversation which was later shared on social media, the woman is heard saying that she was feeling scared because of some truck drivers who were staring at her.

The woman's sister advised her to leave the vehicle, come to the toll plaza and return home by a cab. However, when the sister tried to call her back, the mobile was switched off.

The family lodged a missing complaint with the police late on Wednesday night. The police on Thursday morning found her charred body near Shadnagar.

Cyberabad Police Commissioner V.C. Sajjanar said that the woman had left her house in Shamshabad for Kolluru village to attend her duty at a veterinary hospital. She returned in the evening to the toll plaza, parked her vehicle nearby and took a cab to go to Gachibowli to visit a dermatologist. When she returned to the same place around 9 pm, she found the two-wheeler punctured.

Police suspect the vehicle was deliberately punctured by the culprits to trap the victim.

Meanwhile, the police have issued an advisory and appealed to women to dial 100, in the case of vehicle breakdowns at odd hours. 

Read: Hyderabad vet's burnt body found in an underpass hours after she went missing

Update: Four arrested for Hyderabad's vet's murder, she was gangraped confirm cops 

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