3 held for ‘Raping’ Minor in Old-Age Home

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3 held for ‘Raping’ Minor in Old-Age Home

 

HYDERABAD: A 12-year-old Scheduled Caste girl was allegedly raped by three men, including the duo who run an old age home here where she is working, police said on Tuesday.

The minor was subjected to repeated sexual assaults by Srinivas Reddy and Manik Rao who run the facility and their friend Venu Gopal, L B Nagar police station inspector P Kasi Reddy said based on a complaint lodged by the girl.

The girl has been working with the old age home since May last year.

 

Following the complaint, the police registered a case of rape under relevant sections of IPC and the provisions of POCSO Act and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

No arrest has been made so far and further probe is on, the inspector said.

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