A large number of people in Hyderabad on Friday expressed happiness over the encounter killing of the four accused arrested in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian.
A section of people reached the "encounter" site and congratulated the police and raised slogans in favour of them like 'Telangana police zindabad' and "We got justice" and said this would act as a deterrent for people from committing such crimes.
Some women were seen distributing sweets to police personnel.
Members of the public celebrated the killing of the four accused by bursting fire crackers in other parts of the city.
"It has brought peace to soul of Disha and her family has got justice. They (police) have done encounter we are really happy. It will act as a deterrent. Those want to do crime they should fear...the police have done a very good job," a Hyderabad resident said.
Earlier, public anger over the rape and murder of the woman was evident on Saturday last as a restive crowd pelted stones at a police vehicle carrying them to jail.
Protests were also held by different student groups and others at various places in the state, demanding capital punishment for the accused.
The charred body of the 25-year old woman veterinarian was found under a culvert at Shadnagar near here on the morning of November 28 a day after she went missing.