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Hyderabad: Woman allegedly raped inside cinema hall by Facebook friend

SNS | New Delhi |

A 23-year-old man has been arrested by police for allegedly raping his female friend inside a movie theatre in Secunderabad, Hyderabad.

According to the media reports, a 19-year-old woman along with her parents lodged a complaint against the accused.

The victim, reportedly, got in touch with the man through Facebook about two months ago. The incident had taken place on January 29.

The girl had gone to watch Padmaavat in Prashanth Theatre.

There were not many people in the theatre. Police arrested the accused on January 31. He was remanded to judicial custody on 1 February.

A case has been registered under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Police has also initiated action against the theatre owner for negligence.