Belagavi: Constable held for raping minor girl

05:05 PM Jul 30, 2022 | PTI |

A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in the city, police said.


Pavan Dyavannanavar (25), from Belagavi, is a 2021 batch constable and is on probation, police said adding, he was posted in Govindapura police station limits in the city.

On the pretext of dropping the girl at a safe destination one night when she had lost her way home, Dyavannanavar took her to his room where he allegedly raped her a few days ago, police said.

Based on her complaint, the police identified the constable, arrested him on Friday and booked him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.


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