Mangaluru, Sept 28: The Sixth Additional District and Sessions Court on Monday convicted a man for seven years of rigorous imprisonment on charges of barging into a ladies hostel at Derlakatte and then attempting to outrage the modesty of a medical student last year.
The convicted Nagesh, who had barged into the hostel, had also threatened a 22-year-old medical student and had demanded Rs 5 lakhs. He had later escaped with a cash of Rs 3,000 from her purse and her ATM card after securing its Pin number. He had even snatched the ATM card of another student.
The accused had then tried to withdraw cash from an ATM using the card. Later he was arrested on the basis of fingerprint evidence and CCTV footage.