Bengaluru: In the aftermath of the murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, Bengaluru Police, on Monday (December 2), assured the city's women that it is taking all steps to safeguard them from any untoward incident.

"After the Telangana incident, we have given assurance to all Bengalureans about their safety. Any call will be replied within 7 seconds. I am encouraging people to verify by calling 100," Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru said.

"Even if a prank call comes, we will not complain about it, and we will come to you. Your safety is our priority. We have appointed a separate wing for the safety of women in the city. The exclusive women's wing will be completely dedicated to women's safety," he added.

In Telangana, scores of students raised slogans demanding justice for the victim and capital punishment for the accused in the case of the heinous crime.

A veterinarian was allegedly gang-raped and killed by four persons before they burnt her body in Shadnagar outskirts in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on November 28.

On November 29, Hyderabad Police arrested four accused persons in connection with the alleged rape and murder case.