ANDHRA PRADESH

Kidnap, gang rape of woman alleged

Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: A 23-year-old woman, living in a rehabilitation home in Falaknuma of Old City, was allegedly kidnapped and gang raped by five youngsters on Thursday night. Two of the accused youths were rounded up by the Hyderabad Task Force officials.

According to the police, the woman was walking on the road near the Home around 7 p.m. when two youngsters came in an autorickshaw, dragged her into the vehicle and took to an isolated location near Bahadurpura and allegedly sexually assaulted her.

Later, three others joined the duo and they drove her to another secluded place and outraged her modesy, the Falaknuma police said. Based on the complaint lodged by the Home authorities, the police booked a case and launched a hunt for the remaining accused.

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