Rape is the fourth most common crime in India. The level of rape cases in the country is rising at an alarming rate. It is learnt that most of the rape cases were committed by someone known to the victim.
In yet another shocking incident of rape in Karnataka, a 21-year-old youth allegedly raped and killed his own mother. The Shiggavi police in Karnataka have arrested the accused for allegedly raping and kiling his own mother at Vanahalli village in Karnataka’s Haveri district.
The accused was Identified as Shivappa, who confessed to the crime during the interrogation session at the police custody.
The reason behind him committing the heinous rape and murder was because the wrongdoer was unhappy with the mother’s affairs. According to the police report, the murdered woman lost her husband last year. Later, she developed sexual relationships with her son Shivappa including few others. Shivappa was annoyed with the arrangement.
He also wanted her mother to be engaged with nobody else but him. Shivappa also asked her to cut relationship with other men. Later, he came to know that his mother continued the relationships with other men behind the scenes.
On November 13, the 21-year-old youth got intoxicated and made his mother drink alcohol. Soon after that, he asked her mother to go with him on the false excuse of going to a relative’s place. He stopped the car in an empty area where he raped and murdered his own mother. The accused has been booked under Section 302 (murder) and 367 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code.