TUMAKURU: A man had allegedly raped his ‘foster daughter’ at Chikkanayakanahalli town and the incident came to light after the girl conceived.
Jayarama (46) had repeatedly raped the 17-year-old in an inebriated condition when his wife was away from home. Now the girl is five months pregnant. The incident came to light when his wife had beaten her up. Following which the victim had informed one of her teachers at the government school and the block education officer has lodged a complaint with the police.
The victim who was a distant relative of the accused used to live in his house at Banashankari Badavane area and her education too was stopped often as she was studying in class VI, police said.
The police have arrested the accused and booked him under POCSO.
The medical tests at the government hospital revealed the victim was five months pregnant. She has been rehabilitated at the observation home here.
In another similar case in Kalaburgi, a case of kidnap and rape of a minor girl was registered at Mudhol police station of Sedam taluk on Friday, police sources said here on Saturday.
Sources said the minor girl, who hailed from Kanagadda village, was studying in Imperial College of Gurmitkal for PUC second year. Two months ago, the girl complained to her parents that one Navesh Olam, from the same village, would harass her on the way to the college.
Her father complained about Navesh to his parents but in vain. On November 2, Navesh allegedly kidnapped the girl and took her to Bengaluru. In Bengaluru, Navesh took her to his friend’s house and allegedly raped her on November 3.