T'gana home minister orders thorough inquiry into gangrape of 16-yr-old girl
The minister spoke to Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar over phone and enquired about the details of the incident, according to an official release issued here.
A demonstration was held here Sunday after the girl alleged that apart from the three arrested men, she was sexually exploited by eight others, including a witness.
Police had arrested three people, including a relative of the girl, on December 31 after she filed a complaint against them.
Later, he and two of his friends raped her on multiple occasions and also blackmailed her after recording the act, the girl alleged.
Ali further directed the police commissioner to ensure that necessary medical treatment is provided to the girl, the release said.
In view of the fresh allegations and to ensure better probe, a woman police officer of the ACP rank was appointed as the investigation officer and took over the case on Sunday.