Temple priest arrested for raping a 10-year-old girl in Bengaluru


Team Udayavani, Nov 26, 2020, 12:31 PM IST

Bengaluru: A priest named, Venkataramanappa has been arrested for raping a 10-year-old girl at his daughter’s house

The 62-year-old was visiting his daughter who lives with her husband in a house located within a temple in Devanahalli on the northern outskirts of Bengaluru

As his son-in-law, the priest at the Chowdeshwari temple, had gone out of town, Venkataramanappa was officiating him for conducting daily rituals.

According to sources, around 4.30 pm on Tuesday, Venkataramanappa saw the girl playing near his house and called her on the pretext of giving sweets, took her into the house and raped her

As the girl was missing, her family began searching for her. A woman who sells flowers outside the temple told them that she had seen the girl going into the priest’s house. When the family walked to the house, they saw the girl coming out crying. She narrated the incident, and Police officials were called, and the girl and her parents were taken to the local government hospital for medical tests

Venkataramanappa lives with his wife in Chikkaballapura and his two daughters are married to temple priests.

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