JDS leader arrested over alleged raping of a girl in Karnataka. The whole incident caught on CCTV camera. Police have arrested the accused.
A panchayat president and leader of Janata Dal (Secular) in Karnataka was arrested after for sexually harassing an employee in his office. The act was caught on camera.
In the CCTV footage, Chandrahas, gram panchayat president of Kestur in Mandya, was seen forcing himself on the woman employee inside the village panchayat office on Thursday evening.
According to the woman, she was preparing to leave office at 5:30 pm when Chandrahas summoned her into his chamber and tried to pin her down. Despite several pleas, the president continued to harass her and even lifted her and tried to take her to an isolated place.
It was only after the woman began screaming that the accused fled from the scene. The woman was alone in the office when the incident took place.
The victim narrated the incident to locals who later informed the police. A complaint has been lodged with Kestur police, who has now taken Chandrahas into custody.
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