NHRC's Notice to Karnataka Over Bangalore Rape Case

Published: 22nd July 2014 07:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2014 07:45 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

NEW DELHI: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to send a report on the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a private school in Bangalore.

"The commission has issued notice to the chief secretary, director general of police and district collector calling for a report within two weeks," NHRC said in a statement.

The police have arrested a 30-year-old school staff, who worked as a skating instructor, for the alleged crime that triggered protests in Bangalore.

The commission observed that the contents of the media reports raise a serious issue of violation of human rights.

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