Hyderabad: Serial offender held for sexually assaulting minor

Hyderabad: The Chilkaguda police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly raping a minor. The accused is a serial offender, who has been booked in the past for various crimes.

The accused was identified as Mohammed Imtiyaz a plumber, who is a resident of Amber nagar Warasiguda, Secunderabad. He befriended the minor on the pretext of love. The police stated that Imtiyas sexually assaulted the minor.

The victim approached the police, on and filed a complaint against Imtiyaz, based on which the police booked a case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including 376(3), 366(A), 366, 354, 509 IPC Sec 5 r/w 6 , Sec 9 r/w 10 & Sec 12 of POCSO Act.

Imtiyaz is a serial offender jailed under the Preventive Detention Act in 2019 and several other cases under various sections of the IPC.