Manipal gang-rape accused Hariprasad sent to 5-day police custody

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UDUPI: A court here on Friday remanded in five-day police custody one of the three accused arrested in connection with the abduction and gang rape of a 22-year-old medical student from Kerala a week ago.

Hariprasad, arrested on Thursday along with two other accomplices, was produced before the district court.



IGP (western range) Pratap Reddy said two other accused, Yogesh Shantappa Poojary and Anand were still in a hospital undergoing treatment after their alleged failed suicide bid fearing arrest.


The medical student was kidnapped from the Manipal University in an autorikshaw and gang-raped by three men on late June 20 night. The victim is recuperating in a hospital, Reddy said.

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