A teenage boy, the second of 5 younger males accused of allegedly raping a schoolgirl in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills final week, has been taken into custody, the police mentioned on Saturday. He’s the son of a neighborhood chief of Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi occasion.
One accused, recognized as Saduddin Malik,
The 17-year-old lady was allegedly gang-raped by 5 younger males when she was returning dwelling after a celebration within the Jubilee Hills space of Hyderabad on Could 28. The police have recognized all 5 based mostly on CCTV footage and the assertion of the survivor. Three of them are minors.
The crime within the coronary heart of the Telangana capital, allegedly involving youngsters of politicians driving luxurious vehicles, has triggered an enormous outcry. Senior police officer Joel Davis has mentioned that allegations that the state Residence Minister’s grandson is concerned had been unfaithful.
A clip from the safety digicam footage which has been broadly shared on social media confirmed the lady standing with the suspects outdoors the pub the place she had met them.
The boys had supplied to drop her dwelling. As an alternative, they went to a pastry and occasional store, the place they turned into an Innova. After travelling for some time, she was assaulted contained in the parked car within the metropolis. They took turns raping her whereas the others stood guard outdoors.
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.
Ruling TRS Working President and Telangana minister KT Rama Rao on Friday requested the state’s Residence Minister, Director Basic of Police (DGP) and Hyderabad Metropolis Police Commissioner to take “instant and stern motion” within the case.
However the incident has taken a political color, with the opposition BJP alleging the involvement of leaders from the ruling TRS and Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM occasion and taking exception to an alleged delay in arresting the accused.
Elevating slogans in opposition to the police and others, BJP members held a dharna on the Jubilee Hills police station within the metropolis, demanding fast motion.