Mangaluru: 6 detained in gang-rape case

MANGALURU: The city police have detained six local men, including two minors, on charges of raping a woman, who had arrived with a male friend at .

According to city , the incident took place a week ago. However, the police were able to convince the woman to record her statement only on Monday night.

As per the sources, in the police department, the woman and her friend, both labourers, were having some private time at Thota Bengre when the six local men, all fishermen, happened to see them and took advantage of the situation.

Sources said they assaulted the male friend and gang-raped the woman. The woman, however, did not come forward to register a complaint until the police persuaded.

Uma Prashanth, DCP (Crime and Traffic), confirmed that a case was being registered.
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