Mangaluru, Sep 18, 2015 ; Media reports indicate tests did not identify semen traces of Karthik Gowda, son of Union law minister DV Sadananda Gowda, on the clothes of an actor who had charged him with raping her.
Reports said the forensic science laboratory submitted a report to police. No traces of semen were ideentified. The liquid traces on the clothes are of sweat traces, it is said, citing the report. Voice record samples are expected soon said a police officer, who was part of the investigating team.
The TV serial and film actor had filed a complaint with RT Nagar police around a year ago that 30-year-old Karthik had sexual relations with her and promised to marry her.
When he recently was to tie the knot with another woman, the 27-year-old actor claimed he was already married to her. She claimed Karthik married her in an informal ceremony in Mangaluru.
The actor went public about this after Gowda got engaged to the other woman, and filed the police complaint. Police questioned Karthik Gowda, who got anticipatory bail in the case. The Karnataka High Court had earlier this year dismissed Karthik’s petition to close the case against him.