Bengaluru, November 23: Karnataka Police have arrested a 76 years-old man in connection with raping a minor girl (10) after luring her with chocolate in Shivamogga district on Thursday. The accused had promised the girl that he will buy her a chocolate and took her near the stream and committed the crime.

The girl after coming back home shared with her parents about the incident. The parents immediately lodged a complaint under the provisions of the Pocso Act. Karnataka Shocker: Spurned Lover Arrested for Killing Four of a Family Tells Cops In Udupi.

The accused was arrested and has been remanded to judicial custody. Police said that further investigation in the case is underway.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Nov 23, 2023 04:44 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website