HYDERABAD: For the first time after the heinous crime of rape and murder of veterinary doctor here, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday ordered setting up of a fast track court for expeditious trial and assured all necessary help to her family.

Rao also described the rape and murder of the 26-year old woman by four men as 'ghastly' and expressed his deep anguish.

He directed the officials to initiate the process for setting up a fast track court and ensure that the culprits get tough punishment, a statement from his office said here.

The government was ready to extend all necessary help to the family of the woman veterinarian, whose killing has triggered outrage, the statement added.

The charred body of the woman, working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-run hospital, was found under a culvert in Shadnagar on Thursday morning a day after she went missing.

The four men, all lorry workers, were booked under Sections 376D (gangrape), 302 (murder), 201 (destroying evidence) of the Indian Penal Code and sent to 14 days judicial custody.

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