Karnataka: 4, including minor, arrested for gang-raping minor girltext_fields
Hassan/Karnataka: Police on Wednesday arrested four people, including a minor, for gang-raping a minor in Karnataka's Hassan district.
Police charged the arrestees, identified as coffee farm owner Sudarshan, Swagath, Papanna and a minor boy, with Pocso, Indian Penal Code and prevention of atrocity act.
Police said that the incident had taken place in a village under the Sakaleshpur Rural police station limits. The accused had lured the 13-year-old girl to an isolated place and raped her. After committing the crime, the accused threatened the girl not to say anything and behaved in the village as if nothing had happened.
The victim's family observed behavioural changes in the girl and changes in her body. They questioned her, and she revealed the horrible fate she had gone through.
Her parents filed a case, and the accused were arrested. The girl has been handed over to the custody of the Child Welfare Committee.