Manipal gang rape: Police arrest the accusedJun 27 2013 12:10PM
Manipal gang rape: Police arrest the accused
Udupi: The Udupi police have arrested the two accused in the case of gang rape of a medical student of Manipal University.
One of the accused Yogish who had attempted suicide by consuming poison, is in the ICU of Manipal Hospital, and another accused Harish has been arrested in Parkala. All the accused are said to be the auto drivers.
Yogish has a previous criminal record and attempted to commit suicide upon facing arrest.
As per the sources,the arrested, Harish has reportedly confessed to the crime. According to Harish the spot of the crime was Madaga in Hiriadka.
Earlier, IGP Prathap Reddy (West Range) had stated that rape was confirmed through medical tests.
The arrests come in time to avoid a city bandh that the local Bajrang Dal threatened of in a demonstration in Manipal yesterday. They had also warned of more moral policing if the culprits were not found within 24 hours.
More details are awaited. Keep watching for developments.