The victim woman Savitri Dundaya Gundayl (32) have been shifted to Vijayapura district hospital for treatment and her condition was said to be normal. District in-charge Minister M B Patil visited the hospital and inquired the health of the victim. Later talking to press-persons Mr Patil strongly condemned the incident and ordered an inquiry.
Mr Jain said that CI Nandareddy was appointed as an inquiry officer into the incident and ASI Shivananda was kept under suspension and departmental inquiry will be held against him for his negligence in the incident. Some villagers filmed the act, which continued for an hour in public view. As video clips of the incident went viral in WhatsApp and other social media, local police swung into action and booked all the accused on charges of sexual harassment, obscenity and criminal conspiracy. (UNI) (Artwork : JENNIFER MAYO)