10-year-old girl sexually assaulted; youth arrested
Mangaluru, Jun 10: In a shocking incident a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a youth at Ramkunja village in Puttur taluk.
The accused Ramesh (30), a local resident was arrested by the police after the girl revealed the incident.
According to a complaint Ramesh barged into the house, when the girl was alone. Her parents had gone for work.
When the girl began to scream Ramesh closed her mouth using his hands and then sexually assaulted her. He also threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the matter to anyone.
However the girl narrated the incident to her parents, who lodged a complaint with jurisdictional Kadaba police.
Ramesh was later arrested and produced before the local Magistrate, who remanded him in 15 days of judicial custody.