Mangaluru, Oct 8: The police have arrested a youth in Dakshina Kannada on charge of sexually assaulting his girlfriend and then reneging on a promise of marrying her.
The accused has been identified as Mohammad Azharuddin, 28, a resident of of Muluru, who was ‘in love’ with the complainant for the past several years.
BM Laxmi Prasad, Superintendent of Police of Dakshina Kannada, said that the accused who subsequently refused to marry the complainant and threatened to make public their pictures in compromising position and defame her in society.
Based on a complaint that the girl lodged with Bantwal town police station, police picked up the accused the following day, produced him before the court, which remanded him in to judicial custody.
He has been booked under sections 417, 354(a)(1)(i) of IPC, the SP said.
Youth arrested for sexually assaulting, cheating girlfriend