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Karnataka: 6-year-old girl raped in Belagavi; residents thrash accused outside court

Dec 13, 2019, 8:54 AM IST

Belagavi: While the nation has come close on the heels of the brutal gang rape cases in Hyderabad and Unnao, a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped near Belagavi, Karnataka on Wednesday (December 11) evening. 

The accused, Sunil Balu Baynaik (26), a private passenger tempo driver and resident of Kadoli village, was arrested from his residence the following day by Kakati Police.

When the accused was produced before the court, angry locals broke the security cordon and thrashed him. However, the police escorted the accused to safety.

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