A 17-year-old minor returning from a party in Hyderabad was gang-raped in a Mercedes car. In this case, the police have registered a case against five minor accused. Two of these boys are said to have political clout. Not only this, in this case an accused boy is being told as the son of the MLA. This gang rape took place last week in Jubilee Hills. The police have also got important clues against the children of the leaders.
The matter came to light when the father of the minor girl had lodged a police complaint regarding the incident that took place in Jubilee Hills police station area on May 28.
There is total 5 accused including 3 minors which are identified so far and police has arrested one. For allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in the city, police as identified the accused as an 18-year-old Saduddin Malik. CCTV footage come in notice through which the police has identified five accused. The deputy commissioner of police Joyal Davis said the police officials have traced and other Juvenile boy who is an accused in the case.
“Hyderabad rape victim could not reveal anything about culprits. She only revealed one name and special teams were immediately formed to nab them. CCTV footage has been recovered. We have identified five culprits as per CCTV footage and as per the statement of the victim,” Davis was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Previously some reports for stating that the son of the Home Minister of Telangana Mohammed Mahmood is also involved in the case but the Hyderabad Police have stated that the information is not correct.
What is the case about?
17-year-old girl was gangraped by 5 in Hyderabad Jubilee Hills Area on May 28. She was returning from a party after which the accused picked her up and allegedly raped her. The father of the victim filed a complaint and based on the complaint under section 354 and 323 of the Indian penal code and section 9 of the protection of child from sexual offences POCSO Act was registered.
“As per the standard operating procedure, after counselling the victim the police sent her to Bharosa Centre where lady officials made her comfortable and gave her confidence. It was only the next day that she revealed to the lady officials what happened and gave her statement,” Davis quoted.
The manager of the pub stated that the incident took place after the accused made the victim sit in their car. He for the claim that the inside is providing high security and nothing can happen inside the premises. She also revealed that the pop was booked by a person named as Ishaan and as they had recently finished their exams, he guaranteed 150 people for food and mocktails. The pub manager quoted that the place was completely seized for liquor and only then the people were allowed inside, also tested the alcohol level of the guests who entered the premises and didn’t allow cigarettes either.
Statement by Government
The Telangana government has issued a statement stating that the justice will be provided to the girl and has directed the Hydra police to take strict action against the accused irrespective of their status for affiliations.
“In the sad and shameful incident where a minor was raped, we stand by the family. I am confident Telangana Police will get to the bottom of it. We have a track record of Zero Tolerance when it comes to Women’s safety,” Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader K Kavitha tweeted.
The social media and the twitter are flooded with post protesting for the justice for the victim and the arrest of the accused. Also, the people are protesting that age is not a criterion if crime is rape. People are protesting that the girl should be given justice and as there are the accused involved from the High-status families that doesn’t mean that they would be spared. People are demanding direct encounter of these demons.