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Bengaluru: Four Ruffians who molested woman in Kammanahalli, arrested

Bengaluru: Four Ruffians who molested woman in Kammanahalli, arrested : On the eve of New Year in the Bengaluru city, there were many cases of molestation come forward, but in one case, the police arrested the molester. An young man whose house had a CCTV camera that was aimed at deterring miscreants in the neighbourhood, and to whom the girl who was molested on the eve of New Year in Kammanahalli, has since gone AWOL after he called a friendly cop in Hennur police station.

The young man, Prashanth Francis, did set the wheels in motion that ultimately led to the arrest of four ruffians.

After simultaneously checking all the CCTV footage, Inspector Srinivas called Banaswadi police station, he had available to him from all the traffic lights in the area, until he spotted the young men with the stylised hair cuts talking to a man in a restaurant, whom the cop recognised.

Inspector Srinivas tracked down the restaurant employee and with the the information he gleaned from him, arrested the main molester and the three other.

After this,  Bengaluru City Police have arrested four of the six accused including the prime one in the heinous incident which occurred in Kammanahalli.

The accused – Aiyappa alias Nithish Kumar (19), Leno aka Lenin Patrick (20), the man with the bizarre girl tattoo, Sudesh alias Sudi (20) and Somashekhar alias Chinni (24) had been stalking the girl for four days. Aiyappa, the prime accused, is a delivery boy with a prominent food delivery agency and had delivered food to her room on a couple of occasions.

On Thursday in the news conference, the Commissioner told that police were in touch with the victim and were doing their best to encourage her to participate in the investigation.

The police thanked Prashanth Francis. Police Commissioner Sood said that the four accused who are arrested were stalking the victim four to five days. It is a clear case of molestation and we did not delay even a moment after we  saw the CCTV footage.

Sood Said that the accused were in a group, and had been followed her for some time before the heinous incident. We have booked all the four with same charges as that of prime accused as they had planned it together.

Both the eve of New Year mob and the lone wolf attack in Kammanahalli – there were growing demands that the four youngsters who had been arrested in connection with the violent attack of the young woman should face imprisonment of up to 7 years if convicted.