Rape accused held

Rape accused held

KRS police have arrested a rape accused, who was absconding for four months, on Monday.

The arrested is Narayana of Ramanathapura, Arakalgud taluk in Hassan district. He has been accused of raping a woman after promising to marry her.

It is learnt that Narayana was working at a bakery near Belagola Paper Mills Circle and had allegedly taken the victim to Bettapura on the pretext of marrying her, assaulted her and absconded.

The woman lodged a complaint with KRS police, who arrested him at K M Doddi in Maddur taluk. The accused has been remanded to judicial custody.

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