In yet another shocking incident, an 11-year old minor girl has been reported raped in Hyderabad. The girl had gone missing on May 31 when a teenage girl was reportedly raped by five teenage boys in a car after the girl had gone to attend a birthday bash three days before. Among the rapists was the son of an MLA from the ruling party TRS. The police dilly-dallying in the case caused an uproar after which all rapists have been arrested and the car seized by the police.
Two persons were arrested on June 3 for allegedly raping another minor, according to a statement issued by Hyderabad Police here on Sunday. A 11-year-old girl had gone missing on May 31 after she had gone to visit her maternal uncle at Sulthanshahi. Her uncle lodged a report a day later on June 1 under Section 363 of the IPC and the police began investigation the case. On the morning at 5 that day, however, the patrolling staff had found a girl walking alone. The patrolling staff took her to the police station and handed her over to Night Duty Officer WSI Smt. Tharani. After the girl was turned over to the Bharosa Centre, it turned out that the minor had been raped in the intervening night by two persons and was identified as the missing girl.
Based on the statement of the girl, Moghalpura police formed two teams and arrested Shaik Kaleem Ali alias Kaleem and Mohammed Luqman Ahmed Yazdani alias Luqman on June 3. The girl had left her uncle’s place in Sulthanshahi to her parents’ house in Shaheen Nagar on foot. Kaleem, a cab driver, spotted herwalking alone in Pahadi Shereef Kaman and offered the girl a lift. He picked his friend Luqman from Deccan Palace en route. Both took her to Luqman’s house in Kondurg village and raped her. As the girl kept crying, a worried Kaleem dropped her in Sultanshahi in his cab in the wee hours the next day, where the patrolling team had found alone. The police have registered an FIR against the accused under sections 366(A), 376(2)(n), 376 DB, 376 AB r/w 34 of the IPC and sections 5(g)(m) r/w 6 and 9(m) of the POCSO Act 2012.