Telangana Home Minister Mahmood Ali today got serious on the alleged gang-rape by 11 youths of a 16-year-old girl in Gollakidiki under Kamatipura area in the Old city.
The Home Minister inquired into the incident that was aired continuously in TV channels on Sunday. He then directed Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Anjani Kumar to take prompt action against those involved in the heinous crime.
The incident created a sensation among the citizens of the state, and the parents of the girl and the local people staged protests at the Kamatipura police station piling on the pressure on the law and order apparatus. The police arrested three youngsters involved in the incident named Vijay, Rajesh and Abhijit as part of their investigation.
The sequence of rapes started in 2015 when a relative of the girl who lived in the first floor of her house spiked a soft drink he gave her and raped her when she was just 12. He continued this with two friends, blackmailing her with a recording of the act. The girl claimed that eventually eight more people also raped her.
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