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Karkala : ’Social worker’ arrested for raping ailing woman

Karkala : ’Social worker’ arrested for raping ailing woman

Mangalore Today News Network

Karkala, Jan 2, 2015 :  A self-proclaimed social worker has been arrested by the Karkala police in a case of alleged rape of an ailing woman. The arrest was made on January 1, Friday.


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It has been alleged that the accused Ganesh Nayak (36) of Kukkunduru Kallabettu, who worked as a driver of a pick-up vehicle by posing as a social worker, used to frequent the  house of the bed-ridden middle aged woman  and forcibly developed physical relationship with her. It has been gathered that he even used to threaten the woman as well as her  mother  with dire consequences if they divulged the matter before anyone.

Unable to bear the agony, the mother of the victim finally lodged a complaint with the town police following which  ASP Tatanatha D led team apprehended the accused. He was subject to medical tests at the Taluk Government Hospital and produced before the court. Presently, he is in judicial custody for 15 days. The accused is a married man and  is the father of a nine year old son.

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