Two accused arrested in Karnataka gang-rape

Manipal (Karnataka), June 27 (IANS) Two of the three men accused of abducting and gang-raping a medical student here June 20 have been arrested, police said Thursday.

“We arrested Yogesh and Harish in Udupi and have sent a team to Goa to nab the third accused (Anand),” Udupi Superintendent of Police M.B. Boralingaiah told IANS.

A major educational centre, Manipal is five kilometers from the Udupi temple town on the west coast of the state and 410 km from Bangalore.

Police admitted Yogesh to a state-run hospital as he attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison minutes before he was nabbed.

A case was registered June 21 against the accused, including an auto driver, for abduction and rape.

The victim, a fourth-year student of Kasturba Medical College, was abducted wheile waiting to hire an auto outside the Manipal University to return to her flat from the library June 20 night.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.