On the first day of questioning the Jubilee Hills gangrape accused, the police said that details revealed strengthened the possibility that the crime may have been pre-planned. Besides, the Jubilee Hills police were also granted custody of three of the five minors booked in the case for five days. The questioning of Malik went on for six hours on Thursday. Several new details pertaining to the crime came to light. The prime accused in the case is reportedly cooperating with the police. It is said that he confessed to the crime during the first day of his questioning on Thursday.
Revealing further details, the police said that the son of the minority board chairman was the first to approach the victim. According to sources, Malik came in touch with the rest of the accused, all juveniles, around two months ago. A driver took Malik, along with the son of the chairman of a minority board, to the Amnesia pub on May 28. It was the chairman’s son who first approached the victim in the pub and Malik joined him. The rest of the gang was introduced to her outside the pub, where they offered to drop her home.
Telangana IT minister welcomed the Telangana police’s reported move to file an appeal with the Juvenile Board.
However, the police officials have to visit the juvenile home at Saidabad in plainclothes to record their statements. The statement will be recorded in the presence of their lawyers. The minors will not be brought to the police station. Officials investigating the case said that they would be sending all six of them to the forensic science lab, to collect their DNA and fingerprints. Meanwhile, Telangana IT minister K.T. Rama Rao welcomed the Telangana police’s reported move to file an appeal with the Juvenile Board. Which is seeking exemption for the trial of the juveniles apprehended in the gangrape case as adults