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Bangalore rape case culprit arrested

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Bangalore rape case culprit arrested, Sections 4 and 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 relate to punishment for penetrative sexual assault and punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault.

Bangalore: Four days after the sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year girl studying in nursery, an office assistant of the school here was arrested on Saturday for the crime that evoked public outrage and raised questions about safety in schools.

Gundappa, aged 42, working in the Orchids International School, where the incident took place on October 22, was arrested based on evidence, including statement of the victim before the judicial magistrate, city Police Commissioner M N Reddi told reporters here.

"We had registered a case under Sec 376 IPC (relating to rape) and Sections 4 and 6 of POCSO Act. The investigation was on. Today we have made an arrest in this case," he said.

Sections 4 and 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 relate to punishment for penetrative sexual assault and punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault, respectively."Identification of the pictures of the accused was conducted by an approved specialist agency, and also the statement was recorded from the victim before the judicial magistrate under Sec 164 crpc . Based on these two evidences and also evidences collected so far we have arrested one individual.

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