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ASHA worker sexually assaulted in Karnataka while returning home

An ASHA worker from Sringeri, Chikkamagaluru district, on Covid duty was allegedly sexually assaulted by a youth. She described the incident on social media.

Published: 01st June 2020 04:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2020 04:21 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHIKKAMAGALURU:  An ASHA worker from Sringeri, Chikkamagaluru district, on Covid duty was allegedly sexually assaulted by a youth. She described the incident on social media. “I was returning home when a youth blocked my path and tried to assault me. He dragged me forcibly, but I managed to escape and get home,” she said. The woman’s husband was out of town at the time, and only after he returned did the couple file a complaint at Sringeri police station. 



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