A teen, the fourth accused within the Hyderabad gangrape case, has been taken into custody, the police stated right this moment.
The Hyderabad Police stated the fifth accused remains to be on the run, and a search is on to hint him.
This comes a day after two youngsters have been taken into custody for allegedly raping the lady. Certainly one of them is the son of an area chief of Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi occasion (TRS).
One other accused, recognized as Saduddin Malik, was arrested on Friday.
The 17-year-old lady was allegedly gang-raped by 5 younger males when she was returning house after a celebration within the Jubilee Hills space of Hyderabad on Could 28.
The boys had supplied to drop her house. As a substitute, they went to a pastry and low store, the place they turned into an Innova. After travelling for some time, she was allegedly assaulted contained in the parked car within the metropolis. They took turns raping her whereas the others stood guard exterior, the police stated.
The police initially registered a case of “outraging modesty” based mostly on the lady’s father’s criticism. It was modified to a rape case later.
The case has taken a political color, with the BJP and Congress demanding that the state authorities hand over the investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation to make sure an neutral probe.
The opposition leaders have alleged delay in police motion, citing the stories concerning the alleged involvement of the members of the family of influential politicians within the case.
In an open letter to Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao, state BJP president and MP, Bandi Sanjay Kumar stated it’s the minimal accountability of the state authorities to conduct a CBI inquiry when allegations surfaced concerning the involvement of members of the family of these belonging to AIMIM, a pleasant occasion of ruling TRS.
BJP MLA Raghunandan Rao has launched a video clip and images, alleging the presence of an AIMIM MLA’s son in a automotive with the survivor, the place the chief says the minor was sexually assaulted.
The video clip and images shared with IHNS present a younger man, stated to be the AIMIM MLA’s son, concerned in an intimate act with the minor lady within the presence of different accused.
Alleging cover-up, the BJP chief sought to know why the police haven’t named the MLA’s son as one of many accused.
Mr Rao launched the video clip and the images a day after the police dismissed the declare as baseless. “We now have recognized 5 culprits as per CCTV footage and the assertion of the survivor, and the MLA’s son shouldn’t be one in every of them, “Joel Davis, Deputy Commissioner of Police, West Zone, had stated on Friday.