Madikeri, Karnataka, Aug 29: Police arrested a sixty-eight-year- old man on charges of attempting rape on a minor at Napoklu. According to police, Hassainar alias Achhavu tried to molest a minor girl on Wednesday, Aug 27 evening. He was arrested after the girl's father lodged a complaint.
In another incident yesterday, police arrested the brother and son of the accused who tried to attack the girl's father in the hospital. Murugan had come to the Madikeri Hospital along with his daughter in the presence of police for a check-up. Hassainar's son Rafiq and brother Basheer came there in a vehicle and forced Murugan to take back the complaint by giving him Rs 30,000.
As he refused, he was beaten up in front of the police. Hearing the news, volunteers of Hindu organisations arrived at the spot and thrashed the duo before handing them over to the uniformed personnel.