Driver Arrested for Rape

Published: 30th October 2014 06:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2014 06:12 AM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: A 32-year-old driver was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly raping his employer’s wife.

The accused, Hemanth, is a resident of Veerasandra and is said to have raped the 30-year-old woman at Gollahalli, near Anekal. He was working as a driver at the woman’s house.

Police said on September 26, Hemanth called the woman over phone and threatened to kill her husband. He then forced himself on her. The woman did not speak about the incident to anyone.

Two days ago, he attempted to do the same again. This time, the woman informed her husband. The couple approached the Hebbagodi police on Wednesday and filed a case.

Woman Found Dead, Husband Held

A 51-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment at Ramamurthy Nagar on Wednesday. Police have detained her husband Jagadeesh (54), a security guard.

Police suspect the woman, identified as Shanthi, was murdered over a family dispute. The couple were residing at Lakshmamma Layout in Ramamurthy Nagar.

Shanthi was found with her throat slit around 6.30 am. Jagadeesh, who had gone for work in a neighbouring apartment, said he found her body. But according to the police, Jagadeesh was taken in as his statements lacked clarity.

Assamese Labourer Falls to Death

A 20-year-old labourer from Assam died after he fell from an under-construction building in Whitefield.

Rakesh Vasu, the victim, was staying with a few other labourers in a makeshift shed in the building. He was carrying out construction work on the second floor around 3.15 pm. He went near a pit, slipped and fell to his death.

A case of negligence has been filed against the builder and the supervisor.

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