Karnataka: Prominent seer accused of sexually abusing minor ladies arrested

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Chitradurga,
Sep
01:

A
outstanding
seer
booked
below
the
POCSO
Act
for
alleged
sexual
abuse
of
excessive
faculty
ladies
was
arrested
on
Thursday,
police
sources
stated.

Karnataka: Prominent seer accused of sexually abusing minor girls arrested

After
interrogation
since
this
night,
he
has
been
taken
into
custody
by
the
police,
sources
stated,
including
that
due
procedures
are
being
adopted.
The
Mysuru
metropolis
police
on
Saturday
had
filed
an
FIR
towards
the
seer
below
the
Safety
of
Kids
from
Sexual
Offences
(POCSO)
Act
and
sure
sections
of
the
Indian
Penal
Code
for
the
alleged
sexual
abuse.

The
FIR
was
registered
towards
a
complete
of
5
individuals,
together with
the
warden
of
the
monastery’s
hostel,
based mostly
on
the
criticism
by
an
officer
of
the
District
Little one
Safety
Unit.
Police
questioned
the
warden
earlier
in
the
day.

Two
ladies
had
approached
a
non-governmental
organisation
in
Mysuru
and
narrated
the
alleged
abuse,
following
which
it
approached
the
authorities
and
the
case
was
registered
by
the
police.
The
case
was
subsequently
shifted
to
Chitradurga,
as
it
was
the
place
of
incidence
of
the
alleged
crime.
The
seer
was
subsequently
booked
below
the
Scheduled
Castes
and
the
Scheduled
Tribes
(Prevention
of
Atrocities)
Act
as
properly.

He
had
earlier
claimed
the
allegations
towards
him
have been
half
of
a
long-drawn
conspiracy
and
that
he
was
law-abiding
and
would
cooperate
in
the
probe.
Earlier
on
Thursday,
the
anticipatory
bail
plea
moved
by
the
seer
was
adjourned
to
September
two,
by
a
native
courtroom
right here.
There
have
been
protests
demanding
for
the
seer’s
fast
arrest
following
the
alleged
delay
by
the
police.
Police
have
made
elaborate
safety
preparations
in
Chitradurga.

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