Fourth accused in Hyderabad gang rape case held, to be produced before juvenile court

So far five accused persons have been identified, one major accused Saduddin Malik and three minors including the son of a Telangana Wakf board top functionary were arrested.

Published: 05th June 2022 01:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th June 2022 01:59 PM   |  A+A-

The rape of three minors in a single day has shaken Rajasthan - a state that records one of the highest rate of crimes against women in the country.

(Express Illustrations)

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: The fourth accused in the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at Jubilee Hills has been arrested by the police on Sunday.

The accused is a 17-year-old boy.

He was arrested and is being produced before the Juvenile Court for safe custody, said Joel Davis, DCP West Zone.

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So far five accused persons have been identified, one major accused Saduddin Malik and three minors including the son of a Telangana Wakf board top functionary were arrested.

Efforts are on to nab another accused Umran Khan. Further investigation is in progress, Davis added. 

It may be recalled that the 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.



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