Cops arrest brothers for alleged sexual assault on minor girl in Ullal
Mangaluru, Feb 7: Two brothers-cum-business partners have been arrested by the police after they allegedly turned to be crime-partners by allegedly raping a minor girl separately near Ullal on the outskirts of the city.
The arrested duo has been identified as Basheer (35), and his younger brother Rashid (33). Both are facing the charges of sexual assault under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The arrests were made after Basheer was caught by the parents of the girl at a lodge and was thrashed by the locals before being handed over to the jurisdictional Ullal police.
It is said that both the brothers had in touch with a 14-yer-old girl and they had allegedly sexually assaulted her on separate occasions twice in last two months.
It was the elder brother Basheer, who allegedly raped the girl for the first time at her house on December 26, 2014 when the girl’s mother was out. A few weeks later younger brother Rashid also allegedly raped her, according police sources.
It is said that the parents, who grew suspicious about the relationship between the girl and two brothers, asked her to call Basheer to a hotel run by the accused brother at Thokkottu and then caught him red handed.