A student of government school of Karnataka, 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her guardian for past several months consequently of which she got pregnant, police said on Wednesday.
Krishnappa, who is a labourer in Basrikatte village of Karnataka’s Koppal district, along with his blind wife took custody of this girl who was rejected by her biological parents.
“Krishnappa, who is a drunkard, allegedly assaulted and raped the victim on several occasions. He had also threatened the victim of serious consequences if she complained about it”, said a senior police officer adding that girl is studying in 7th standard of government school.
It is only after the girl got pregnant the villagers got to know and the investigation started.
“Krishnappa is a serial offender. He was earlier arrested for running an illegal slaughter house near his house,” the police official said.