Hyderabad Rape Case: All Accused Nabbed, Car Used for Crime Marked Govt Vehicle

Story Highlights
  • All six minors involved in the rape case arrested.
  • One accused arrested identified as AIMIM MLA son.
  • Innova car used for the crime identified as govt vehicle.

Hyderabad: The gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills has brought back the memories of the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape incident. Amid growing demand for justice, the Hyderabad Police has arrested all the six accused, including the son and a relative, of an All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MLA.

The five minors arrested have been booked under the Indian Penal Code’s Sections 376 D (gang rape), 323 (causing hurt), Section 5 (G) (gang penetrative sexual assault on child), read with Section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, as well as the IPC’s 366 (kidnapping a woman) and 366 A (procuration of a minor girl) and Section 67 of the Information Technology Act.

According to the police, the sixth Child in Conflict with Law (CCL) was, however, not involved in rape, but had kissed the victim. He has been booked under IPC’s Sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 323, and Section 9 (G) read with 10 of the POCSO Act.

As per sources, the innvoa crysta used for the crime was a government car. Reportedly the victim was given a lift in mercedees from the pub and was later shifted to 6.30 pm. The girl was then allegedly taken to an isolated spot on Road No. 44 and raped in the Innova, which the accused parked in Banjara Hills. The area is a posh locality in Hyderabad where many high-profile politicians, businessmen, actors, and other influential people live. She was dropped back at the pub at around 7.30 pm.

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