Parents disown rape victim fearing shame

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Parents disown rape victim fearing shame

Parents disown rape victim fearing shame

News Karnataka - Tumakuru   ¦    Jan 17, 2015 08:37:49 AM (IST)

Tumakuru: The plight of a 15-year-old did not stop even after three youths raped her; her parent further disowned her fearing shame and stigma in the society.

Parents disown rape victim fearing shame-1The girl who is a 10th standard student used to resides in a village near Nittor in Gubbi taluk with her parents, however now she has been shifted to the observation home, reportedly after being disowned by her parents. The girl has now been admitted to the government observation home in Tumakuru.
Gubbi circle inspector Venkataramanna said medical reports had confirmed that she was raped.

The three youths, who were arrested in this connection by Cheluru police, had confessed to the crime during an interrogation. The accused have been identified as Manjunatha (25) of Baguru village, who runs a cell phone retail shop at Nitturu, Sunil (26) of Devarayapatna, who works with a car finance agency in Tumkuru and an eighteen year old boy.

The crime was allegedly fooled by a woman pimp Savitha, who had served the girl juice laced with sedatives. She was also arrested by the police.