Belagavi: A married man was arrested by Karnataka police for sodomizing a young man in the Athani area of the Belagavi district, sources said on Monday, October 11.
The arrested person has been identified as Raju Acharatti, a resident of Sankonahalli village in Athani taluk. A boy who works as a cleaner in a hotel had lodged a complaint against the accused person with Athani police.
According to police, the incident took place on October 5. The victim was waiting for a bus when the accused who came on the bike told him that he would give him a drop and took him along.
In the midway, the accused stopped his bike, dragged him in the bushes and sodomised him. He has also threatened the boy not to reveal the incident to anyone. However, the victim lodged a complaint with the police and the cops arrested the accused on Sunday.
(With inputs from IANS)