Mysuru: The alert NR Police arrested two youth who tried to rape a mother and daughter duo who were on their way back home. The perpetrators had dragged the two into a park near Gayathripuram main road, but had fled the spot as locals came to the rescue of the victims.
The accused are Suhail (27) and Aqmal (25), both residents of Gayathripuram. It is said that a 40-year-old lady was returning home on Tuesday evening along with her 18-year-old daughter when the accused started following the two and passed lewd comments at them.
Irked by the same, the mother had scolded the eve-teasers, but as they reached a park near Gayathripuram, the two youth forcefully dragged the women and attempted rape. However, when the passers by sensed that someone was pleading for help, they ventured into the park. Scared by the same, the two youth had fled the spot.
The victims had then lodged a complaint with the NR Police, who have nabbed the accused within 24 hours. The accused are said to be involved in several crime such as burglary, dacoity, murder and other offences. The duo were produced before the court.