A beautician working at a parlour in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad was invited by her friend Preetham Reddy, to 210 Palm Meadows bungalow in Per Basheerabad, near the city’s outskirts. She was invited on the pretext of a party.

The 23-year-old, trusting her friend went to the party. Once there, he is alleged to have sexually assaulted her and then invited two of his friends - Snehith Reddy and Arava Reddy to indulge to have 'fun' with her.

Fearing for her safety the girl locked herself in a room, but the men broke open the door and continued to have ‘fun’ by raping her. After the trio had fallen asleep, the girl managed to escape from the villa and with the help of passersby managed to reach the Pet Basheerabad police station where she lodged a complaint

Police nabbed the main accused Preetham Reddy but the other two are absconding. It is alleged that as Snehith is the son of TRS MLC Satyanarayana Reddy of Nizamabad, there could be a lot of political pressure to quieten things on this front. Apart from this, the other accused are also from influential families. Police has registered a case of rape, attempt to rape and cheating on the accused.

Rumours are already spreading that the police is doubting her because she supposedly filed the complaint in the afternoon of May 6, while the incident happened a day before. Police have also not confirmed on record the involvement of the MLC’s son.   

The woman has been sent for medical examination. "Preetham has been arrested," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Balanagar zone) Y Sai Sekhar told PTI. Asked about the complaint against the MLC's son and if he and Aarav will be arrested, the DCP said, "We need to first establish their role...we need to cross check the matter and
based on further investigation we will proceed accordingly."