In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl got pregnant after she was allegedly raped by the guardian in the Koppal district of Karnataka.
The victim was adopted by Krishnappa, a labourer, after she was abandoned by her biological parents.
According to a report by TOI, Krishnappa raped and assaulted the victim on several occasions following which she became pregnant.
He threatened the girl of dire consequences if she complained about him to anyone. But after the girl became pregnant, the villagers informed police.
“Krishnappa, who is a drunkard, allegedly assaulted and raped the victim on several occasions,” police said.
“He was earlier arrested for running an illegal slaughter house near his house,” it added.