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Mangaluru Police arrests government official in charge of assaulting minor girl

A Government Official Who Was Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor Girl At The BC Hostel Got Arrested On Saturday.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Apr 2017, 06:12:19 PM
Mangaluru Police


official who was accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl at the BC hostel got arrested on Friday.

The officer was in charge of welfare of the Backward Classes.

Police said Dakshina Kannada district Backward Classes Welfare Officer Nagarajappa (49)was arrested  on a complaint from hostel inmates and getting a statement from the girl.

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 The girl revealed this when other inmates grew suspicious and enquired about the matter. 

The medical examination of the girl proved that she has been raped, the police said.

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 Nagarajappa has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and remanded to judicial custody.

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First Published : 01 Apr 2017, 05:51:00 PM