Press Esc to close
Friday 25 July 2014
News updated at 12:40 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.9°C
Min : 21.3°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Schoolgirl raped by rickshaw driver

Visakhapatnam, Jan 4, 2013, (PTI):

 A minor girl was allegedly raped by an autorickshaw driver at Nathavaram mandal in the district, police said.

The accused has been identified as Nimma Somiraju (19) and a woman security guard of a girl's hostel allegedly helped him, in the incident that took place on December 19 last year.

The matter only came to light today after her family members lodged a complaint in this regard.


The former woman security guard of the hostel, K Simhachalam, took three girls from there, including the student of class X, to Kotavuratla mandal in district in an autorickshaw, police said.

The driver of the rickshaw later raped the girl at a lodge, while Simhachalam and the two other girls were outside.

Both the accused threatened the girls with dire consequences if they informed anyone of the crime and dropped them back at the hostel at Nathavaram, police added.

The girl finally told her parents about the incident today, who, along with their relatives and members of some NGOs, held demonstrations outside the hostel before lodging the police complaint.

Nathavaram police have registered a case and a search is on to nab the accused.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign “Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat” to curb...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign “Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat” to curb...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A  man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523