Mangaluru: An Omni car driver attempted to rape a four-year-old girl at Thokkottu here, on March 13.
According to the complaint, a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the Omni car driver at Thokkuttu. The girl was crying when she came back home from school. When the mother asked the reason for which she was crying, the girl revealed what the Omni car driver had done to her. When the mother checked her daughter, she found that she was bleeding.
Immediately, a case was filed in the Ullal Police Station. The driver, Gunakar Shetty (38), a resident of Kumpala, was arrested by the Ullal Police.
The girl was admitted to a nearby hospital where a clash errupted between two groups. To avoid any untoward incidents from taking place, Section 144 was imposed in Ullal.
The angry mob pelted stones on DCP law and order Santhosh Babu’s car while he was passing through the Ullal Durga Road. The victim has been taken to the Government hospital for medical investigation.