BENGALURU -- Bengaluru Police Commissioner Praveen Sood announced on Thursday that four persons of the six involved in Bengaluru molestation case have been arrested.
Four out of total six persons arrested in the heinous act. Aiyappa, a delivery boy and ITI student is the main culprit: Bengaluru Police pic.twitter.com/ZB5MofJwG1— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2017
Aiyappa molested the girl, there was no friendship or any such thing except that they stay close by: Bengaluru police commissioner pic.twitter.com/9Xy0snKafb— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2017
The main accused who groped the girl has been identified as Aiyappa, a delivery boy and an ITI student, the Commissioner said at a press conference.
He said that after seeing the video the police registered a suo moto case even without talking to the victim.
The other three arrested, who were accomplice in the crime, are Lino, a helper boy; Som Shekhar alias chinni, who is a driver and Sudesh also a delivery boy.
Sood revealed that the incident was planned as the accused had been stalking the victim for the past four-five days and made their advances on the New Year's Eve.
He said that the other accomplice will also be arrested soon.
The incident was captured on a CCTV camera at a house near the site of the attack. Police took up the case on Tuesday night after the CCTV footage was provided by a resident. More arrests are likely in the case, said the police.
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