Mangaluru: A minor girl on Monday December 28, filed a police complaint against five alleging them of gang-raping her on Sunday December 27.
The 16-year-old girl has named Prashanth Shetty and his friends Salman, Adil, Naufal and another man whom she does not recognize.
In her complaint, the girl stated that Prashanth, the main accused is her neighour and was harassing her from long time. Later he promised to marry her and took sexual advantage. Not only that, he also forced her to have sex with his friends, who took turns in raping her. She further stated that the men threatened her of dire consequences if she did not co-operate.
As per the complaint, on the fateful day, Salman called the girl using Prashanth’s phone and asked her to meet near Panjimogaru bus stop, citing an emergency. Adil picked her from the bus stop on a two-wheeler and took her to a house in Panjimogaru, where the rest of the accused were already present. The girl alleged that she was given a glass of juice and then taken to a room.
After raping her, she is said to have been dropped near a bus stop. A few bystanders, who happened to see her ill, dropped her home.
The girl also revealed to the police that another girl in Thokkottu is about to become the victim of rape and needs to be rescued.
Kavoor police have registered a case under POCSO Act and IPC Section 376 D.