3 Muslim men arrested for sexually harassing Hindu girl returning from temple visit – Mysuru

The Mysuru Rural Police have arrested three men – Imran Pasha, Rehamath Shariff and Mubarak – for sexually harassing a girl atop Chamundi Hill besides snatching away her mobile phone and a gold chain after threatening her, Star of Mysore reports.

The accused are all residents of Bharat Nagar in the city. On Oct. 25 evening, the girl, along with a youth, had been to Chamundi Hill on a bike and had the darshan of Goddess Chamundeshwari at the Hill Temple. While returning, they stopped near the View Point to have a glimpse of the city.

While they were proceeding on the Nandi Statue road, the accused who came from behind, allegedly threatened them with a knife, assaulted the girl and harassed her sexually besides making away with a mobile phone and a gold chain weighing about nine grams.

The Mysuru Rural Police arrested the three accused at Bharat Nagar yesterday besides recovering the stolen mobile phone and the gold chain. The Police have also seized the bike used for the crime. During interrogation, the police came to know that one of the accused Rehamath Shariff is an accused in an old case also.

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