Techie arrested in Mysore on attempt to rape charge

Last Updated: Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 16:36

Mysore: A software engineer has been arrested
here following a complaint by a French woman that he tried to
rape her, police said on Saturday.

The techie, identified by police as Krishnamurthy serves
in energy utility unit of a leading software firm, had
followed the woman, a student of Mysore University, to her
home yesterday and asked for water, police said.

When she went in, he barged into the house and attempted
to rape her, the sources said.

However, neighbours on hearing her screams for help,
caught the techie and handed him over to the police.

Police said the man hails from Coimbmatore in Tamil Nadu.

The French woman`s husband teaches at the
Jayachamarajendra college of Engineering here, the sources
added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 16:36

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