Hyderabad killing
Still frame taken from December 6, 2019 video shows Police Commissioner V.C. Sajjanar and other police officials arriving at a spot where police shot dead four men suspected of raping a veterinary doctor, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Image Credit: Reuters

Indian police on Friday shot dead four detained gang-rape and murder suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime, prompting outrage but also wild celebrations.

The men, who had been in custody for a week, were shot early Friday morning as they tried to escape during the re-enactment in the southern city of Hyderabad, police said.

Indian politicians received the news with mixed reaction. Here is what they said: