Indian MP calls for lynching after woman gang raped and burned alive in Hyderabad

An Indian MP has said the men who raped and murdered a 27-year-old vet in the city of Hyderabad should be "lynched".

Speaking in parliament on the matter, Jaya Bachchan said: "I know it sounds harsh, but these kind of people should be brought out in public and lynched."

Several other MPs from across the political spectrum also condemned the brutal gang-rape and murder.

Protests were held across India after the victim's charred remains were found following her disappearance last week.

The incident happened on Wednesday last week after a 27-year-old vet from Hyderabad left her house for a doctor’s appointment.

She got a flat tyre and informed her sister that a lorry driver was assisting her, and she was waiting near a toll plaza. She found under a flyover the next morning, burned to death.

Police say they have arrested the four men who gang-raped and murdered the woman.

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