Police announced an arrest in the Meerpet rape case | Jobs Punch

Published: Date of publication – 08:00 PM, Wednesday – 9 November 22

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Hyderabad: The Meerpet Police announced on Wednesday that they have arrested S. Ratan Singh and a minor boy who were involved in the kidnapping and rape of a minor girl on Saturday.

According to the police, the victim’s family had moved to Meerpet three months ago and had befriended Ratan Singh from the same neighbourhood.

On Saturday night, when the victim went to a nearby temple, Ratan Singh and the boy juvenile took her to a secluded spot on a scooter and raped her. Later, fearing the consequences, they drop her back near her house and flee the scene.

Meerpet police registered a case and collected technical data and eyewitness statements, identified them from the available evidence and arrested them.

S. Ratan Singh has a previous criminal history and was involved in murder, chain snatching and property crimes in Meerpet and Sarurnagar. Ratan Singh was remanded in judicial custody and the boy was produced before the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB).

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