Umesh, a resident of Chikkanandi village of H D Kote taluk, has been arrested for kidnapping a minor girl and raping her.
He had promised to marry the girl aged 16. The girl is a student at Maharani’s College, Mysuru. The accused is also said to be a minor. He is arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act. Case has been registered at VV Puram police station.
Person commits suicide
A person named Mahadevaswamy (45) committed suicide by allegedly hanging himself at his residence at Alanahalli, on Saturday.
It is said that he had taken loan and was unable to repay the debt. The deceased was working as a salesman in Hopcoms. Case has been registered at Nazarbad police station.