Bajpe: Two persons were arrested on 2 December for attempting sexual assault on a minor girl. They had lured the girl on pretext of seeking direction, near Kateel on Monday.
The police have identified the individuals as Nithin and Dinesh.
On Monday night, the girl was heading towards the bus stop after attending the Lakshaseepotsava of the Kateel temple. On the pretext of seeking direction, the two pulled the girl towards the car. The girl raised an alarm and alerted the police. The accused fled from the spot, leaving their car behind, when they saw the police arrive.
The police however arrested the two on Wednesday. Charges have been filed under the POSCO act. The accused have been remanded to 15 days of judicial custody.