The family of the 23-year-old techie, Anuhya Esther, who was gang-raped and brutally killed in Mumbai, will meet prime minister Manmohan Singh and Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday.
Machilipatnam MP K Narayana secured the appointment for them. His brother K Bullaiah will accompany them to Delhi.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai police have taken into custody nine auto/cab drivers who ply in LTT area, suspecting that they had celebrated the birthday of one of their mates on Jan 5, the day Anuhya went missing. They were under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the party. She was allegedly sexually assaulted and murdered by this group near LTT.
Kanjurmarg inspector NV Tungare and investigation officer told Express over phone that the body was found in an isolated place in Kanjurmarg police limits in a highly decomposed state. It was possibile that the body was devoured by stray dogs.
Sources associated with the investigation team told Express that all the suspects have criminal track record under various police station limits in the city. ‘’We picked up two suspects and interrogated them. Later, probe team took other suspects into custody,” sources said.