Medchal-Malkajgiri (Telangana): A complaint was filed on Sunday against Cyberabad Police alleging that the four suspects in the rape and murder of the veterinarian were killed in a fake encounter at Shadnagar on December 6.

A case under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 176 (omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it) and relevant sections of the Indian Arms Act were registered against Cyberabad Police.

The Telangana high court is all set to hear the case today (December 9). The court on December 6 had ordered that the bodies of the four accused of the brutal gang rape and murder of the woman veterinarian be preserved till 8 pm, today (December 9).

A complaint was filed with Uppal police by D Praveen Kumar, president of Nenu Saitham organisation. According to Uppal police, the complaint stated that the encounter which was carried out by Cyberabad Police on December 6 against the four accused; Mohammed Arif, J Shiva, J Naveen and Chennakeshavulu, who were involved in the rape and murder case of the veterinarian, was a fake encounter.

Praveen Kumar has demanded registration of a case in the matter and an investigation. Police said that since the NHRC had been investigating the matter they have not registered any FIR.

All the four arrested accused in the rape and murder of the 25-year-old woman veterinarian were killed in 'retaliatory' firing by police at Chattanpalli near here on Friday morning, when they were taken to the scene of crime to recover the victim's phone, and others pertaining to the case.

Cyberabad Police had said its personnel resorted to "retaliatory" firing after two of the accused opened fire at them by snatching their weapons besides attacking the latter with stones and sticks, resulting in injuries to two policemen.

The post-mortem of four accused was conducted in the Government District Hospital at Mahabubnagar district was videographed.

The four men, aged between 20 and 26, were arrested on November 29 for allegedly raping and killing the woman by smothering her and later burning her body.

(With ANI/PTI inputs)