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Attempted Rape of Toddler in Karnataka: Accused Arrested After Neighbours Intervene

In Mandya district, Karnataka, a 55-year-old man named Shivanna was arrested by the police for attempting to rape a three-year-old toddler. The accused allegedly took the child from a neighboring house to his residence, where he locked the door and removed the toddler’s clothes. Alerted by the cries of the child, neighbors grew suspicious and rushed to the accused’s residence.

They broke the door open and rescued the toddler, while the accused managed to escape. The parents filed a complaint, leading to a police hunt, and Shivanna was subsequently arrested. This incident highlights the importance of community vigilance in preventing crimes against children.