Bengaluru: A head constable has been arrested by the Bengaluru police for allegedly sexually abusing a minor girl at his home in the city. A case has been registered against him under the POCSO Act.
According to the police, Basavaraju (45), posted at the Sriramapura police station in the city allegedly abused his close relative at his home last week. The victim is the daughter of his wife’s brother. Basavaraju has been remanded into judicial custody after the girl’s mother lodged a complaint with the police.
Basavaraju is maintaining innocence and claimed that he was being framed in the case. The girl (17-years-old) is undergoing medical examination to ascertain whether she was sexually abused by the cop.