All four accused in the rape-and-murder case of a 25-year-old woman veterinarian near here last month were killed in an exchange of fire with police on Friday morning, police said.
Various celebrities and members of the public have also welcomed police's action.
Actor Vivekh tweeted: 'Justice served..! Peace to the soul of that Dr sister..! Will b a lesson to all sick minded perverts! A big salute to the police officials for this stringent action.' Vishal posted, 'Justice Finally Served !! My sincere thanks to Telangana Police....GB'. Telugu actor Nagarjuna Akkineni said, 'This morning I wake up to the news and JUSTICE HAS BEEN SERVED!! #Encounter.' Samantha Akkineni posted, 'I ?? TELANGANA . Fear is a great solution and sometimes the only solution.'
Rakul Preet Singh said, 'How far can you run away after committing a crime like Rape .. #JusticeForPriyankaReddy #Encounter ???? thankyou #Telangana police'.