Senior Congress leader V Hanumanth Rao (file photo)
Senior Congress leader V Hanumanth Rao (file photo)

Hyderabad: Cong leader Hanumanth Rao meets families of Hajipur serial rape victims

ANI | Updated: Jun 16, 2019 23:00 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jun 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leader V Hanumanth Rao on Sunday extended help to families of the serial rape victims of Hajipur village in Yadadri district.
On the occasion of his birthday and Father's Day, he extended economic support to the families of three minor girls who were kidnapped, raped and murdered in Hajipur.
The three minor girls from Hajipur were found raped and their bodies were found from wells.
However, the Rachakonda Police has already arrested the accused named Srinivas Reddy.
Speaking to ANI, Rao said, "In 2015, a school girl went missing, the family members along with the villagers filed a report, and started a search operation, following which the girl was found dead in a well. Later, the same thing happened with the other two girls."
Attacking Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, he said, "I request Chief Minister KCR, to visit the village, look into their problems and support the families of the victims. Right now the villagers are afraid to send their girl children to school because they are insecure about the safety of their children. The families of the victims must be provided with economical support of at least Rs 25 lakhs."
The senior Congress leader claimed that it was his fourth visit to the village after the unfortunate incident.
A member from one of the victims' family said, "My sister went missing and was found dead. Medical reports said that she was raped. We never got support from the government since the time she went missing. The collector of the district assured help. The Chief Minister has not visited us till now. I only wish for girl children safety. If we are sent to school, then we are not sure that we would return home safe. Rather than that, it's better to stand at home and help parents in their work. I don't know why the accused Srinivas Reddy is still alive." (ANI)

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