Bantwal, July 09, 2019: Vittal Police have registered a POCSO case after it came to light that a 17 year old minor girl who was sexually exploited continuously was pregnant. The matter came to light when an ASHA worker visited the house of the victim.
It has been learnt that the girl was staying at home after her SSLC. Sources said as many as five men including a Gram Panchayat employee had been sexually exploiting her since some time.
They had also threatened her of dire consequences if she divulged the matter before anyone.
Further investigations are in progress.