One Man Arrested On Rape Charge While MLC’s Son Booked For Rape Attempt

A 26-year young man was arrested on Monday on charges of raping a woman and his two friends- who included ruling party MLC’s son were just booked for alleged rape attempt.

Hyderabad: The police arrested a youth on Monday on charges of allegedly raping a woman. The police said, while one man was charged with rape, his two friends, including the son of a legislator of the ruling TRS were booked for alleged rape attempt.

A woman working as a beautician in Banjara Hills area complained on Sunday that she was raped by one Pritam Reddy and his two friends attempted to rape her.

She told the Petbasheerabad police that she went to Pritham’s house on Saturday afternoon as he invited her over the phone. She alleged that she was raped at his house. According to her complaint, after sexually assaulting her, Pritham bolted the door from outside and called his two friends –Snehith Reddy, son of a TRS MLC and Aarav Reddy,  who took her in a car and left near Kompally area, Assistant Commissioner of Police A Srinivasa Rao said.

Following the complaint of the victim, Pritham was booked on the charge of rape, and his two friends were booked for rape attempt under relevant sections of the IPC, he told. The woman was sent for medical examination.

When asked about the complaint against the MLC’s son and whether they will be arrested, police said that they need to first establish their role, cross check the facts and will proceed based on further investigation.

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