Congress leader Ranjeet Ranjan made a bold and controversial statement while commenting on Telangana encounter. Ranjeet Ranjan said, "All the rapists who are lodged in jails should be brought out and hanged on the streets. It will send out a message to the people that if such thing is repeated, their fate will be same." On December 06, all four accused of were killed in an encounter in Hyderabad. Accused were facing charges of rape and murder of a woman veteran doctor.