Disha's accused killings reminiscents four encounters in Telangana in last four years: Here is a special story
The Friday's encounter of the accused in the veterinary doctor rape and murder case has evoked a serious discussion on what the encounter is and why...
The Friday's encounter of the accused in the veterinary doctor rape and murder case has evoked a serious discussion on what the encounter is and why do they adopt this justice. So far we have heard of encounters only in Maharashtra where the police have adopted this to curb the organised crime known as Mafia. However, the word encounter is not new for Telangana as it is practised since the Nizam's time. The communists in the Nizam's kingdom in 1948 and later the Naxalites were killed in encounters in Telangana. After years later, thieves, rowers, terrorists and rapists we're also killed in encounters.
The First Encounter of the Telangana armed conflict is said to have taken place in the Husnabad Zone of Siddipet district, in the huts of Mohammedpur. On March 14, 1948, an armed counter-offensive with the Nizam's police killed 12 Telangana armed combatants. After the annexation of the Kingdom of Hyderabad in India, a series of encounters continued. There have been tens of encounters in the joint state, hundreds of Naxals were killed. Encounters that were initially confined to the Naxals then expanded to robbers, rowdy, terrorists and rapists.
With the latest encounter of four accused in Disha's case, we have come up with a special story on encounter in Telangana ever since the state has former. After the separate Telangana achieved and KCR becoming the chief minister, there are four encounters so far. It is noteworthy that all these have created a nationwide buzz. The First Encounter in Telangana State took place on April 7, 2015, near Janagaon while terrorist Vikaruddin and his associates Anjad, Zakir, Hizar Khan and Hanif were on their way to Hyderabad. Vikaruddin and his followers were killed in this Encounter.
In 2015, there was another encounter was held in the forest area of Vengalapur, Tadwai Zone of Warangal District. Shruti alias Mahitha and Vidyasagar Reddy alias Surya were killed in the exchange of fire between police and Maoists. Civil rights groups have accused it of being a fake encounter. The third encounter is related to Gangstar Nayeem. The current cyberabad CP Sajjanar has played a key role in this encounter. At the time, he was the Special Intelligence Department IG. This encounter was held in the Shadnagar Millennium Township. While in the latest murder case of a veterinary doctor, et another encounter witnessed. The incident happened at the same spot where the Disha's charred body was found. After the formation of the state of Telangana, the Encounter that started with Vikaruddin continued till today. Incidentally, Sajjanar has played a key role in two encounters.