The Telangana High Court on Friday directed the state government to preserve the bodies of the four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian till 8 PM on December 9. It had also ordered that the video of the post-mortem to be handed over to the Principal District Judge of Mahabubnagar. Police said the post-mortem was done in the Government District Hospital at Mahabubnagar under the supervision of the Superintendent and a forensic team of doctors from state-run Gandhi Hospital. All the four accused were shot dead by police on Friday during a pre-dawn exchange of fire near Hyderabad. The four were arrested on November 29 for allegedly raping and killing the 25-year-old woman by smothering her and later burning her body.