The Telangana High Court directed the State government to conduct another post mortem on the bodies of the four accused in Disha rape and murder case
who were killed in a police encounter
It also asked the government to get a video shot of the entire process.
The court said that the post mortem must be completed by Monday evening, and that the government should hand over the bodies of the accused to their family members after the post mortem.
It also asked the government to submit a report of the post mortem in a sealed cover to it.
A division bench of the court, comprising Chief Justice R S Chauhan and Justice A Abhishek Reddy, passed these orders while dealing with a batch of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petitions filed by different persons seeking action against the police officials who carried out the encounter.
The bench also ordered that the bullets and weapons used by the police in the alleged encounter be preserved with the Special Investigation Team. The SIT should also preserve the vehicles used by the police, and maintain a record of all other details carefully, it said.
Earlier, the Superintendent of Gandhi Hospital Dr Shravan Kumar appeared before the High Court in compliance with its earlier order to inform it about the current status of the dead bodies.
Dr Kumar told the High Court that the bodies of the accused had been brought to Gandhi Hospital on December 9, and that they were decomposed to the extent of 50% now and would be decomposed completely in another week.