Trupti Desai arrested in front of the house of Telangana CM
HYDERABAD: Hyderabad police arrested the women's rights activist on Wednesday when she tried to organize a protest in front of the official residence of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, demanding capital punishment for people involved in the rape in group and The murder of a veterinarian here.
Desai, who is the founder and some other activists, arrived at Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of the Chief Minister in the high security area and told security personnel that they wanted to make a representation before Rao. The police refused to allow them because they had no appointment.
When Desai and other activists began a sit-in, the police women forced them out and drove away in a police vehicle.
Desai, in his letter to the Chief Minister, demanded that the guilty be hanged within six months. She criticized the Chief Minister for not calling the victim's family. She said Rao had time to visit New Delhi to attend a wedding, but did not have time to comfort the victim's parents in Hyderabad.
She alleged that the state government is not sincere about the investigation of the case, since the defendants have not yet been arrested by the police for questioning.
She criticized the police for the way they handled the lost complaint filed by the victim's family. She demanded police protection for the victim's family and witnesses.
The veterinarian was allegedly raped in groups and killed by four truckers and cleaners near a toll gate in Shamshabad, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, on November 27. According to police, they burned the body near the city of Shadnagar in the neighboring district of Ranga Reddy.
The four defendants were arrested by police on November 29.