Mysuru gangrape case: Karnataka Police arrests five accused
Mysuru : Karnataka Police have arrested five accused in the Mysuru gang rape case on Friday. State Home Minister Araga Jnanendra, on his way to brief Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on the latest development, told reporters that an operation to nab the perpetrators was conducted successfully.
No further details have been released by the minister.
According to a report by news agency IANS, four accused were arrested in Sathyamangala, Tamil Nadu while the fifth was nabbed in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka, said police sources.
The investigators had found beer bottles at the crime scene, they then traced the MRPs and then obtained CCTV footage from where they were bought.
The special teams obtained information from Tamil Nadu police on local criminals and matched the details, including the video footage obtained in Mysuru.
According to the police, the accused are habitual offenders and had also been involved in a rape case five months ago.
According to the police, all the arrested accused persons are coolies, they were often seen at Mysuru vegetable market selling bananas. Later, the accused would consume alcohol in an isolated area of Lalithadripura, where the incident took place.