Accordingly, Section 18 (3) of Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 was invoked and the case transferred to a city court for trial.
The six accused allegedly took the victim from a pub in Jubilee Hills under the pretext of dropping her home and gang-raped her on May 28.
Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand said that the police are considering filing a plea before the board to treat the five as adults to ensure that they receive maximum punishment.
Police are yet to confirm the identity of the vehicle’s owner and how the vehicle came into the hands of the minors who are said to be involved in the case.
A city court on Wednesday granted police a four-day custody of Saduddin Malik, one of the accused in gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at Jubilee Hills.
Addressing a press conference in Delhi, Revanth Reddy said that TRS and AIMIM are partners in elections, electoral power, rapes and murders.
BJP state president Bandi Sanjay alleged that the police officers involved in the case have been successful in erasing all evidence and ensuring that the accused could get away scot-free.
Probe going on in a fair manner, no pressure on us to not act against anyone, said the Commissioner
The second minor apprehended on Saturday, was found to have first lured the girl at the pub and the other accused joined him later as the offence unfolded, according to police sources.
Addressing a press conference here, NSUI State president Balmoori Venkat alleged that Raghunandan Rao released the video clips to weaken the case.
He assured that the Telangana police was not a department that would succumb to pressure.
It was found that one of the accused in the case is seen in the video leaked on Saturday. Meanwhile, the video and pictures have stirred another controversy.
BJP MLA M Raghunandan, who addressed the media at the party office, displayed photos and videos to support his accusation.
Special teams have already been deployed to analyse the evidence collected from the pub.
Both Sanjay and Raghunandan demanded a CBI inquiry.
But they diverted the vehicle, parked it at an isolated location and raped her.
The victim could not identify the boys involved in the offence, as she never knew them before and she had met them for the first time at the pub on the day of the party.
Police have seized the red Mercedes in which the victim and her friends travelled from the pub and also identified the owner.
Home Minister’s kin not involved, but one of the accused is son of a VIP, confirms DCP Davis
Meanwhile, AICC spokesperson Dasoju Sravan accused the police of trying to shield the guilty as they hail from powerful political families.