Fourth Accused In Hyderabad Gang-rape Case Arrested

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Telangana: Police here on Sunday arrested the fourth accused in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a teenage girl in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills.

Inspector Jubilee Hills S Rajashekhar Reddy said, “Now a total of four accused have been arrested.” The fifth accused is still absconding.”

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped when she was returning home after a party in the Jubilee Hills area of Hyderabad on May 28. Following the incident, the minor girl’s father submitted a complaint to the police regarding the incident.

Based on the complaint, a case was registered against five accused involved in the case under sections 354 and 323 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 9 read with 10 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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