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2 KSRTC drivers, conductor arrested for sexual assault on minor

2 KSRTC drivers, conductor arrested for sexual assault on minor

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, July 11,2017 : Two drivers and a conductor of a KSRTC bus have been arrested  by the Udupi police on the charges of sexually abusing a 15 year old  girl inside a bus at Ranebennur in Haveri district.


The arrested are Veeraiah Hiremath(40) Raghavendra Badiger(43), both drivers and Yuvaraj Kattekar, conductor.

The girl hailing from Belagavi but a resident of Manipal had recently travelled by a KSRTC bus to go to Ranebennur when the three had  halted the bus at a village and had  sexually assaulted her on the night of July 5.

A complaint was lodged at Udupi Women’s Police Station after the girl  who returned to Manipal on July 8 informed her  parents.

The accused were subsequently arrested on July 10, Monday and  have been booked under POCSO. They have been produced before the court. Even their bus  has been seized.

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Comments on this Article
Arbaz, Hubli Tue, July-11-2017, 3:10
Animals are far better than you people...........
Vinayak Prabhu, Bellary Tue, July-11-2017, 1:53
Crazy fellows , Just see the age of the accused .....The girl is of their daughters age may be . Behaving worst than the animals.
Jessica Rego, Hubli Tue, July-11-2017, 1:28
This act have landed them in jail a,d a good bye KSRTC. So sorry about the girl , wasn’t there anybody else in the bus ? Something strange
Ibrahim Kunhi, Mysuru Tue, July-11-2017, 1:25
Seeing these incidents it is scaring to travel in the buses alone.
Rahul G, Puttur Tue, July-11-2017, 1:18
All these days the people of DK and Udupi were free from these incidents but the rape in buses have started here too . Stupid guys
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