The Hyderabad police have been granted custody of Saduddin Malik (18), the one main among the many six accused within the sensational Jubilee Hills gang rape case.
Malik was among the many first arrested within the case that got here to gentle final week and sparked nationwide outrage. His police custody of an undisclosed interval for questioning within the case begins on Thursday.
Town police have reportedly sought the custody of the 5 Youngsters in Battle with Regulation, who’re lodged in a juvenile house. 4 of them and Malik are going through critical fees of raping the 17-year-old lady in an Innova formally allotted to be used by a prime functionary of the Telangana Waqf Board. This VIP is carefully associated to one of many juveniles.
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Revealing the case particulars on Tuesday, Hyderabad police commissioner CV Anand stated that the 5 accused might face the dying penalty or life imprisonment until dying for his or her heinous crime.
Previous to the rape, the lady was kidnapped from an upscale pub in a Mercedes Benz. A6 – son of a sitting AIMIM MLA – was arrested for sexually molesting her on this transferring automotive.
One of many juvenile accused is barely a month in need of finishing 18 years of age. The police are additionally probing the unlicensed motor driving by the underage boys.
BJP insists on CBI probe
Even because the Hyderabad police claimed to have arrested all of the accused and picked up robust proof for the award of stringent punishment in a quick observe court docket, the BJP is insisting on a CBI probe into the entire episode.
BJP nationwide secretary in command of Telangana Tarun Chugh alleged that the regulation and order state of affairs had utterly deteriorated below chief minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao.
“There’s a digital jungle raj in Telangana. Woman little one in Telangana has no security, safety and the folks right here can not anticipate justice,” Chugh stated on Wednesday.
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Chugh alleged “a TRS authorities conspiracy to defend the true culprits within the Jubilee Hills minor lady gang rape” and that the police “have been intentionally diluting the case.”
The BJP leaders are questioning chief minister Rao’s silence and are demanding motion towards the Waqf board chairman.
State BJP president Bandi Sanjay stated that “the police tried to save lots of the MLA’s son, however after the BJP revealed the proof have been compelled to incorporate his identify within the case because the final accused.”
“In any other case, the police would have closed the case,” Bandi stated.
The T-BJP chief charged that the police acted as per the instructions from the chief minister’s workplace to guard the wealthy and influential. “The TRS and AIMIM leaders have been looting the state. Whereas MIM leaders are committing atrocities, the TRS leaders are indulging in murders,” Bandi stated.