Dalit schoolgirl gangraped and murdered in Vijayapura


Bengaluru: In yet another incidence of heinous crime, a minor Dalit girl was kidnapped and raped by 6 boys at Manjunatha Nagar area near Mallikarjun School in Vijayapura. The girl who studied in 9th standard was murdered after the horrific incident.

The police have nabbed 2 suspects, Kailasa and Sagar More.

The 6 boys sexually assaulted the girl and then murdered her to cover their tracks.

Parents of the victim as well as the locals thrashed the accused in front of the Adarsha Nagar police station

The family of the victim kept her body near Ambedkar circle in the city and protested throughout the night. There was some vandalism by the locals who set fire to tyres and vented their anger.

Minister MB Patil has given a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs to the family. An additional help of 8 lakhs might be given by the government.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah termed the incident ‘inhuman and condemnable’ and said ‘whoever is responsible for this, action will be taken’.

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