- Police said accused took advantage of there being few people in theatre
- The survivor had injuries, is undergoing treatment
- Case filed against accused, action against theatre owner for negligence
The woman had met Kandakatla Bhikshapati, 23, on Facebook around two months ago. They decided to watch the Hindi film Padmaavat at Prashanth Theatre on Monday.
According to the police, "The accused took advantage of the fact that there were few people in the theatre and nobody was sitting close to them."
A case has been registered against the accused and action has also been initiated against the theatre owner for negligence, police said.
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