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Police resorted to 'retaliatory' firing: Sajjanar on encounter

Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Sajjanar told reporters here that one of the accused, Mohammed Arif, was the first to open fire, even as the police team that took them to the crime scene were attacked with stones and sticks.

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Published on 6 Dec 2019 11:56 AM GMT

Police resorted to retaliatory firing: Sajjanar on encounter
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Hyderabad: The Telangana Police on Friday said its personnel resorted to "retaliatory" firing after two of the accused in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian opened fire at police after snatching weapons from them this morning.

Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Sajjanar told reporters here that one of the accused, Mohammed Arif, was the first to open fire, even as the police team that took them to the crime scene were attacked with stones and sticks.

The snatched weapons were in "unlocked" position, he added.

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(PTI)

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