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Demand for justice to rape victim grows in Mysuru

ADGP Pratap Reddy, Mysuru CoP Dr Chandragupta and Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson R Prameela Naidu visit the crime spot in Mysuru

Prime News, National, Karnataka, Crime, Women, Mysuru, August 26:- Demanding justice for the rape victim, post-graduate student from Maharashtra, the All India Women’s Cultural Organisation,  All India Democratic Students’ Organisation and All India Youth Organisation (Mysuru district committee) staged a demonstration in front of the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner officer here on Thursday (August 26).

The volunteers said, “Three shocking incidents in a span of two days have sent shock waves. It is the job of the district administration and the police department to ensure that such incidents don’t repeat. Women must be given proper security.”

They said, “The culprits should be arrested immediately and punished according to the law. Proper police patrolling should be arranged wherever it is necessary.”

Asia Begum, Rehana, Suma, Sevanthi, Subhash, Sunil T R and others took part in the protest.

In another protest, Gandhada Gudi Foundation also staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office, demanding a thorough probe in the case.  They also submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Dr Bagadi Gautham.

Foundation state president Aryan, vice president Manohar, office-bearers Meghana, Abhishek, Devaraj, Sada Urs, Srinivas, Gopal, Ravi and others were present.

It may be recalled that a 22-year-old student who had been on a ride with her classmate was allegedly gang-raped by a six-member youth group at an isolated area at the foot of Chamundi Hill on Tuesday night (August 24).

An FIR has been registered in this connection, according to Mysuru Commissioner of Police Dr Chandragupta. The police have launched a massive manhunt to apprehend the culprits.

Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Pratap Reddy who has been tasked with the investigation of sensational gang-rape case, along with Dr Chandragupta visited the crime scene on Thursday. The police officers inspected the spot near Tavarekere that led to the foot of Chamundi Hill, where the student was allegedly sexually assaulted.

Karnataka State Women’s Commission chairperson R Prameela Naidu also visited the crime spot on Thursday and gathered information from the police including the health condition of the rape victim who is undergoing treatment at a city hospital. (MR, NGB/GK)

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