Men held on attempt to rape charges in H D Kote, Mysuru

Judge intervenes, directs police to lodge complaint

Men held on attempt to rape charges in H D Kote, Mysuru

A man was booked for attempt to rape, as he tried to get intimate with a woman on the premises of the court in the town on Saturday.

The arrested has been identified as Naveen, a resident of Bankawadi, in the taluk. The incident came to light as the victim, Shwetha, a resident of Kattemanuganahalli, slapped and assaulted him. When the Civil Judge, H Hanumantharaj, learnt about the incident, he summoned both of them to his chamber, heard both their versions, and asked the Town Police to arrest Naveen and book a case of attempt to rape against the accused.

Shwetha said, Naveen gave her his mobile number and asked her to come out of the court hall.

When she came out to tell him that his behaviour was not acceptable, he again asked her to call him on the given number. When he did not listen to her, Shwetha slapped Naveen and raised an alarm. Shwetha’s mother joined her and both assaulted Naveen. Learning about the incident, the judge rushed out to see what was happening and directed the Police to act.

Naveen has been remanded to judicial custody.
‘Rape’ on minor

Udaygiri police in Mysuru have arrested a youth on the charge of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl on Friday.

The accused identified as Nijamuddin, aged 27-years had allegedly lured the girl on the pretext of dropping her home, before taking her to a secluded place, only to outrage her modesty. The girl, a resident of Udaygiri was returning home from school around 4.30 pm, when the accused stopped her near Al Badr Mosque.

Later, along with two of his friends, he took her in an autorickshaw to a ground after Nimra Masjid, where he sexually assaulted her. The accused’s friends were keeping vigil outside, at that time. When the girl returned home, her mother who grew suspicious, enquired with her. The girl narrated to her the incident.

The girl’s parents later lodged a complaint at Udaygiri police station, leading to Nijamuddin’s arrest from his house. Nijamuddin had also tried to lure the girl previously. A case has been registered and investigation is on.
DH News Service

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