KARNATAKA

Women assaulted

TUMKUR: A group of 11 persons assaulted and outraged the modesty of two women at Varahasandra in Tumkur district on Saturday. The police said Shankara, a resident of Gollarahatti, and his associates had accosted the two women, on the outskirts of the village, assaulted them and outraged their modesty. The police said that the gang had threatened the women that they would be killed. A case had been registered and investigations were on, the police added. — Staff Correspondent

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