3 accused held in Hyderabad gang rape case

4 June, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

The third culprit in the alleged gang-rape of a teenage girl in Hyderabad's Jubilee Hills last week was nabbed on Saturday by Telangana Police

The third culprit in the alleged gang-rape of a teenage girl in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills last week was nabbed today by Telangana Police.

In the Hyderabad rape case, three people have been arrested so far, including two juveniles. One of the suspects, Saduddin Malik, was detained yesterday, while the second, a juvenile, was arrested earlier today.

According to the police, “Two youngsters in conflict with the law were captured by Jubilee Hills police today, as part of the arrest of accused Saduddin Malik. They are being brought before the Juvenile Court in order to be taken into jail.”

Meanwhile, leaders and members from the Jana Sena Party protested at the Jubliee Hills Police Station, seeking justice for the rape victim in Hyderabad. They were apprehended afterwards.

Bandi Sanjay, the leader of the Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also wrote to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao demanding that the Hyderabad gang-rape case to be handed over to CBI and that all the guilty be arrested.

A police case was filed against five people after the girl’s father filed a complaint. The case was filed under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 354 and 323, as well as the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act Sections 9 and 10.