A 19-year-old girl was raped in a Hyderabad cinema hall on Monday by a man whom the girl had befriended through social media recently. The accused was arrested on January 31 and was sent to judicial custody on the following day.
As per reports, the girl and the man became friends through social media a few months back, after which they decided to meet. Both of them, on Monday, went to see the movie ‘Padmaavat’ at Prashanth Theatre, where the accused raped the girl. As per the police, the accused took advantage of the girl as there were very few people in the theatre. A case has been registered against the man under section 376 on the Indian Penal Code.