Old city girl kidnapped, raped on the pretext of marriage

Hussaini alam police arrested a 23-year-old autorickshaw driver at Charminar Bus stand here for alleged kidnapped and raped of a minor girl on the pretext of marriage, following which the man was arrested.

According to police the accused is identified as Mohd Shareef, a resident of Talabkatta knew the victim for a few months ago only.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s mother, Shareef befriended her 15-year-old daughter only a month ago.3

On August 19, Md Shareef picked up the victim near Charminar when she went there on some personal work. Shareef took her to Afzalgunj bus stop in his auto.

After reaching Afzalgunj, Shareef handed over the auto to his friends and took the victim to Gulbarga in an RTC bus. In Gulbarga, Shareef checked into a rented room with the victim, posing as pilgrims, he then allegedly had sexual intercourse with her in a hotel room, even though the girl objected and pleaded him to be taken back to Hyderabad.

They returned on August 22, after which the girl and her mother lodged the complaint. Hussaini Alam police registered a case and Shareef was arrested today.

The accused was also involved in several property cases and Arms Act violation cases, said the assistant commissioner of police K Ashok Chakravarthy. The accused was also booked under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, he added.