Telangana: 26-year-old man accused of trying to sexually assault the teenage woman has been arrested.


A 13-year-old woman was set on hearth in Telangana final month allegedly after she resisted the sexual advances of a 26-year-old man at his residence the place she labored as a caregiver.

Although the incident happened on September 18 – in Khammam district, almost 195 km from Hyderabad – it has come to mild now after a police inquiry was initiated within the matter.

The woman was admitted to a non-public hospital with 70 per cent burn accidents and is recovering.

“The police have arrested the accused. A case of rape beneath the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences Act and try and homicide have been filed in opposition to the person,” Khammam district Police Commissioner Tafseer Iqbal instructed NDTV. The accused has additionally been charged with concealing proof and/or making it disappear, the police officer mentioned.

“The district medical and well being officer has been instructed to conduct an inquiry into why the medical doctors, the hospital or the households didn’t report the case to the authorities earlier,” Mr Iqbal mentioned.

{The teenager} had given a press release to the police and a “declaration” to a Justice of the Peace wherein she had recognized the person who allegedly assaulted her because the son of the household which employed her to take care of a bedridden man.

The woman instructed the police that the person had torn her garments whereas attempting to sexually assault her on September 18. When she resisted his advances, he poured petrol on her and set her ablaze, the woman is alleged to have instructed the police.

Each the survivor and the accused belong to the identical group. The accused reportedly instructed the police that the woman suffered burns in an accident.

The accused’s pregnant spouse was visiting her dad and mom on the time of the incident.