Absconding POCSO accused from Hiriyadka arrested in Mangaluru
Udupi: The Udupi police have arrested the accused who was absconding after the crime on October 13 under the POCSO Act.
The arrested has been identified as Pradeep Shetty (35), a resident of Bairapalli.
The accused Pradeep Shetty had sexually assaulted two minor girls in Bairampalli under the Hiriyadka police station limits on August 24 and was absconding since then.
The SP of Udupi Vishnuvardhan formed three teams to arrest the accused. The teams succeeded in arresting the accused on October 13 in Mangaluru.
On the direction of SP Vishnuvardhan, and the guidance of Additional SP Kumarachandra, and DySP Udupi Jaishankar, the operation was carried out by the CPI of Brahmavar, Ananthapadmanabha, PI DCIB Manjappa, PSI Brahmavar Raghavendra, PSI HiriyadkaSudhakar Tonse, PSI Karkala Town Madhu B and team.