Sexual assault on Dalit woman

DH News Service
RAICHUR, June 13

A Dalit woman who went to collect sticks was reportedly sexually assaulted by three persons at Sripuram of Sindhnur taluk today.

The accused are said to be Shivappa Kabbar, Narasimhalu Murthy and Amaresh belonging to the same village. While she was returning back after collecting the sticks, the trio are said to have teased her. Later, they sexually assaulted her, according to the complaint filed.

Tension prevailed in the village and police have made elaborate security arrangements. The accused have been arrested and inquiry is being conducted.

ANOTHER CASE: Another incident of sexual assault took place at Vidyanagar Camp near Sirivar of Manvi taluk.

A woman, who was alone in the house, was sexually assaulted and threatened in case she disclosed the matter to anyone, according to a complaint filed.

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Published on: June 15, 2001
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