The Adilabad district & sessions court on Thursday convicted the three accused in the the sensational Samatha rape and murder case, and sentenced them to death.
Shaik Baba, Shaik Shahbuddin and Shaik Makhdoom were held guilty of slitting the victim's throat after raping her on November 24.
The court said that the trio deserved death for their sheer brutality.
The court also slapped a Rs 26,000 fine on them.
The case was decided in just 66 days.
It may be mentioned here that the gory incident occurred at Ellapatar village under Lingapur mandal of Komaram Bhim Asifabad district on November 24, and that the police arrested the three criminals in December last year.