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PTI Hyderabad
Updated: 13-01-2019 22:00 IST

Three persons have been

arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl on multiple

occasions over the last four years, the city police said


A demonstration was held in the Kamatipura area here

Sunday after the girl alleged that apart from the three

arrested men, she was sexually exploited by eight others

including a `panch' witness.

The police arrested three persons including a relative

of the girl on December 31 after she filed a complaint against


The relative who was living on the first floor of her

house gave her a soft drink spiked with sedatives one day in

2015 and raped her, she said.

Later, he and two of his friends raped her on multiple

occasions and also blackmailed her after recording the act,

she alleged.

They are now in judicial custody, Assistant

Commissioner of Police (Charminar Division) B Anjaiah told


The girl later alleged that eight more persons,

including a man who acts as a `panch' witness (a witness used

by police to sign on crime spot inspection reports) had also

exploited her sexually.

In view of the fresh allegations and to ensure better

probe, a woman police officer of the ACP rank has taken over

the case, Anjaiah said.

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