Boy made to worship without clothes: K’taka Police arrest 3

Koppal (Karnataka) : Karnataka Police have arrested three persons in connection with a case of the 16-year-old boy, who was forced to perform worship without clothes, police said on Tuesday. The accused had allegedly video graphed the act and uploaded it on social media, making it viral.

The Koppal Rural Police have arrested accused persons, Sharanappa Talawara, Virupana Gouda Siddana Goudra and Sharanappa Ojanahalli.

Sharanappa Talawara has been handed over to the judicial custody while other two accused are being grilled by the police.

According to police, the three accused had convinced the boy from the poor family that if he offered worship in naked state to the God, his father’s debts would be cleared.

The accused told the boy that he should be doing the act, if his father’s debts have to be cleared. They assured him that his family would get money immediately after the worship is performed in naked position.

Later they took the boy to a lodge in the Hubballi city, and made him offer worship to the God in naked state, police said.

The accused then filmed the entire episode. Later, they shared the videos, which went viral on social media.

After coming to know about the videos being circulated, the boy had informed police about what had happened to him. Thereafter, the parents lodged a case against the accused persons. — IANS

Also read-

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related Stories

Stone, Violence, Tension

Stone pelting during Eid Milad: Tension escalates in Karnataka city

0
SHIVAMOGGA : Karnataka Police extended curfew to the entire city of Shivamogga on Monday following the escalation of tension. The IPC 144 prohibitory orders...

Karnataka: Sudhir Chaudhary, Aaj Tak booked for fake news on minorities’ scheme

0
Bengaluru : The Karnataka Police have registered an FIR against a Hindi news channel and its Consulting Editor on allegations of spreading misinformation about...

Kolhapur violence: Karnataka Police on high alert in bordering Belagavi

0
BELAGAVI : Following the violence in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district over a over social media post eulogizing Aurangzeb and Tipu Sultan, the Karnataka Police are...
Karnataka police.(photo:Pixabay.com)

Karnataka Police question youth for reciting ‘Azaan’ during protest

0
BENGALURU : The police in Karnataka’s Shivamogga have questioned a Muslim youth who recited ‘azaan’ during a protest at the Deputy Commissioner’s office two...

EU’s foreign policy chief regrets resumption of attack on Gaza, urges Israel to respect laws of war

LONDON : The EU's foreign policy chief on Saturday expressed "regret" over the resumption of Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, emphasizing Tel Aviv's...

As BJP leads in 3 states, INDIA bloc schedules meet to strategize for LS polls

New Delhi : Leaders of the opposition INDIA bloc will meet at Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge’s residence in Delhi on December 6 to chalk...

Student’s kin threaten Bihar school for ordering removal of hijabs inside classrooms

Sheikhpura : A government school in Bihar has received threats from family members of female students who were asked by teachers to take off...

Thousands across Europe protest Israel, demand cease-fire in Gaza

PARIS/MADRID/VIENNA/ROME : Thousands took to the streets in European capitals Saturday to protest Israeli attacks and demand a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. Demonstrators once...

BSP MP Danish Ali challenges Ethics Committee’s “Cash-for-Query” report, calls for deletion of “unwarranted remarks”

BSP MP Danish Ali has raised objections to the upcoming report of the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee, which recommends the expulsion of Trinamool Congress...

Israeli columnist Ari Shavit predicts the fall of Israel very soon

By Latheef Farook Today Israel  is badly in need of an exit  strategy to get out of Gaza. However  not only Israel even  United States...

Muslim woman moves HC after Delhi cops ‘forcibly’ detain her without veil

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court has sought the stand of the city police on a petition by a ‘purdahnashin’ (veiled) Muslim woman...

Gaza ‘again most dangerous’ place to be child: UNICEF

WASHINGTON : The Gaza Strip is the "most dangerous place" in the world to be a child, a UN official said on Friday. "Today, Gaza...

73 Palestinian journalists killed by Israeli army in Gaza since Oct. 7: Gaza authorities

GAZA CITY, Palestine : The death toll of Palestinian journalists by the Israeli army since Oct. 7 has risen to 73, authorities in Gaza...

Delhi HC refuses to entertain pleas seeking Uniform Civil Code

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court Friday refused to entertain a batch of petitions seeking a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), saying the Supreme Court...

Unravelling the disinformation machine: How the Hamas-Israel war became a tool for pre-election fear-mongering?

By Mohd Ziyaullah Khan, Nagpur Overview  In the realm of contemporary politics, the utilisation of disinformation has become a potent tool for shaping narratives, influencing public...

Delhi Police gives NOC for holding ‘Muslim Mahapanchayat’ at Ramlila

New Delhi : The city police told the Delhi High Court on Friday they have granted permission to Mission Save Constitution, an organisation that...

Bihar teeming with illegal madrasas, mosques, says Union min, JDU hits back

Patna : Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday claimed that Bihar was teeming with “illegal” madrasas and mosques which posed a grave threat to...

Kolkata cops summon 12 BJP MLAs over ‘disrespect’ to National Anthem

Kolkata : Kolkata Police on Friday issued summons to 12 BJP MLAs for questioning in connection with complaints filed against them for disrespecting the National...

Israel has arrested 3,390 Palestinians in West Bank since Oct. 7: NGOs

RAMALLAH, Palestine : Israeli forces have detained 3,390 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank since Oct. 7, including 260 during humanitarian pauses,...