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|Case posted by||Human Rights Forum for Dalit Liberation-Karnataka|
|Type of atrocity||Gang Rape|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||Yes|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||07-Apr-2019|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
District: (COMMISSIONERATE) MANGALORE CITY
|Police station||Not recorded|
Dakshina Kannada district, Puttur Talluk, Kodipadi Village, and post Bathupadi house, there lived Prakash and his wife Kavith who belongs to schedule tribes, Valmeekhi Nayaka community. this couple has only one child Peena P @ Mamatha and she is studying second year Bcom in a private college Swami Vivekananda Education societies at Puttur city. at present Kavitha has been elected as Gramapanchayath member since the relationship between husband and wife her husband Prakash had left his wife Kavitha so Kavitha and her daughter Peena is living together. as usual on first week of march 2019 she had gone to the college and after finishing her collage around 4-30 in the evening she was going to the beauty parlour at Puttur city near Mahadeswara temple road while on her way same college her classmate Sunil comes to her and saying lie that he says to her that your mom had told me something and she had told me to bring you soon as possible and he takes her in his car. in the car already there were fore more people were there and they take her to Uppinangadi deserted area of Katara forest Kumaradara. in the car including Vinay there were 5 of them were there thay are
1, Gurunandan s/o Radhakrishna 19 years OBC belongs Banta community from Ganadamule, Badathur village, Puttur talluk.
2. Prajwal s/o Nagesh nayak 19 years OBC belongs Bramin community from Puutur town.
3. Krishna s/o Sadashiva 19 years OBC belongs Banta community frome Kadambu House, Parne village, Puttur Talluk.
4. Sunill s/o Shanthappa Gowda 19 years OBC belongs Vokkaliga community from Piligumpa house, Aryapu Village, Puttur Talluk.
5. Prakyath s/o Subbanna Shetty 19 years OBC belongs Banta Community from Balya house, Birimaru Village, Bantwala Talluk.
these five of them forcefully takes to this forest deserted forest area and the state government has been announced and put the board that this area and the road is very dangerous even though they takes her there she asks them were are you taking me and she shouts for help there forcefully they mixes medicine in cold drinks her and after all five of them rapes her and they make video of this rape scene and they threaten her saying if you say anyone we will leak out this video and we will going to kill you. after all this there was college leadership election because of this electin there was misunderstanding between these five of them and became two group to revenge on 02-07-2019 some of them have sent the rape video scene to whatsApp group and this video was viral on this group.
seeing this at Puttur police station on 03-07-2019 police have voluntariiy longe the complaint and FIR has been filed and the crime No; 12/2019, IPC 1860 341, 376(D), 506 Sc/St(poa) Amendment Act-2015 u/s 3(1)(w)(1)(11), 3(2)(V) and Information Technology Act-2008 u/s 66 E, 67 A, has been added in the FIR.