Rage to Celebration, Twitter Reacts to Hyd Encounter Killings

Some users called out the Telangana police for not following due procedure while others celebrated.

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Twitter had mixed responses to the Hyderabad encounter killings.

Soon after the news of the deaths of all four accused in the Hyderabad vet’s rape and murder broke, Twitter exploded with myriad responses.

The deceased had earlier been identified by cops as Mohammed Arif (25), Jollu Shiva (20), Jolly Naveen (20) and Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu (20). As per initial reports the four accused were shot after they had been taken to the spot on NH-44 near Hyderabad for recreation of the crime scene and they allegedly tried to escape.

While several people expressed shock questioning the ‘lazy’ resolution of the case and the legitimacy of the encounter there were also people celebrating Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar, under whose aegis the incident happened.

#Encounter was tweeted 93,000 and over 16,000 tweets with #HyderabadHorror.

Visuals of citizens celebrating the news were also reported from various parts of Hyderabad. Policemen were also showered with petals as acknowledgement of thier work.


‘Where is the Proof They Were Culprits?’

‘What Were They ‘Investigating’ at 3 am?

Others Questioned Police Competence

‘Seems Like a Planned Murder’

‘Verdict on Wasted and Lethargic Justice System’

Several Saluted the Police

Some Users Bayed for Blood

Others Asked UP Police to Take a Cue

The ‘Hypocrisy’ of People’s Reactions Was Pointed out

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