Puttur, Jan. 15: In a heinous crime, a son allegedly committing rape on his mother on January 12 at Kedambadi village in Puttur taluk in Dakshina Kannada district.
According to police, the 58-year old victim and the accused lived in the same house. On January 12 the accused who went to sleep in his room, woke at 3 am and went to his mother’s room and raped her.
When the mother resisted and screamed, the accused had gagged her. He threatened her of dire consequences if she divulged the information to anybody.
Again, next morning he dragged his mother and committed rape. The victim has been hospitalized and the accused has been taken into custody, police said on Saturday.
After repeated sexual assault, the victim fell sick and hospitalised at Puttur government hospital. Later, she lodged a complaint with the Puttur Rural police station in this regard.
The police have registered a case under IPC 362 (2) (n) and 506 sections against the accused.