Case of Kidnapping and Assault of 10-Year-Old Girl: Accused Confirmed as Kodagu Native by Police

Kasarkod: Police have confirmed that the accused in the case of abducting and torturing a 10-year-old girl is from Kotak. The investigation team returned to Kotak to arrest him.On the fifth day after the atrocity, the police got a definite clue about the accused. He is a permanent resident near the Kanhangat girl’s house for years after marriage. The fact that he stayed away from home after the incident on the 15th strengthened the investigation team’s suspicions. The police confirmed that he was the accused during the detailed investigation.

The police have received more CCTV footage and evidence that clearly shows the face of the accused. It is indicated that he is also an accused in another POCSO case.Last Wednesday, a 10-year-old girl who was sleeping inside the house was abducted, tortured and robbed of her gold ornaments and left in the field near the house. From the beginning, the investigating team was of the opinion that the accused had a definite understanding of the child’s family and the area.