Hyderabad man befriends teenager on Facebook; Rapes her during Padmaavat show

03 February 2018, 12:16 AM
Hyderabad man befriends teenager on Facebook; Rapes her during Padmaavat show (Representative Image)
Hyderabad man befriends teenager on Facebook; Rapes her during Padmaavat show (Representative Image)

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her Facebook friend at a cinema hall in Secunderabad during Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ show, police said on Friday.

The incident came to light, after the rape survivor lodged a complaint with the Market police station.

“The victim and the accused had met each other on Facebook. The incident happened on Tuesday,” said a police officer.

According to police, the victim came in contact with the accused on Facebook around two months ago.

“They had also met each other some 20 days back at Swathi Hotel near Secunderabad railway station.” said the police.

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The accused has been arrested by the police and he has been identified as 23-year-old Kandakatla Bikshapathi, a driver by profession.

First Published: Friday, February 02, 2018 07:47 PM

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