20 Detained In Connection With Rioting At Hosa Guddadahalli, J.J. Nagar

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  • City police probing the violence on 07.01.2015  in Hosa Guddadahalli and J.J. Nagar have detained more than 20 people from the two localities in connection with rioting.
  • They are also analysing the video footage to identify those involved in rioting, stone-pelting and other activities.
  • Police had recorded the violence with six handicams.
  • Meanwhile, a day after a mob ransacked the school, resulting in violence, the streets near the school in Hosa Guddadahalli off Mysuru Road wore a deserted look as prohibitory orders were in place.
  • Several students of other schools  skipped schools fearing violence.
  • A resident near the school, said: Police asked me to stay indoors and did not even allow me got to the main road to pick up the morning newspaper.
  • A senior police official involved in the probe said that the girl, in her statement, told that physical education teacher Ramakrishna had dragged her into a store room, undressed her and tried to fondle her. When she started crying, he let her go out.
  • The official added that the girl did not have any physical injury.
  • A woman police official, who spoke to the girl, said that it was common that the victims of sexual assault, especially small children are not able to put forth a coherent narrative due to stress.
  • The girl is being taken into confidence through counselling and police have also taken the help of experts from NIMHANS.