Man booked on charge of rape of minor

Updated - July 03, 2015 05:32 am IST

Published - July 03, 2015 12:00 am IST - Kolar:

A minor was raped on Kaiwara hills under Chintamani Rural police limits in Chickballapur district on Wednesday.

The police identified the suspect as Vishwanath (30), a resident of Booragamakalahalli on the outskirts of Chintamani town. He allegedly enticed the girl while she was waiting for a bus at Booragamakalahalli Cross to proceed to Chintamani for work. He offered to drop her at Chintamani on his motorbike but allegedly took her to a secluded spot on Kaiwara hills and raped her.

The incident came to light when the girl informed her parents. She underwent a medical test.

A case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 was registered against Vishwanath who is absconding.

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