Narasimha, Satyanarayana, Nikhil and Mujeeb smelled something fishy, caught and handed over the culprit to the police.
Hyderabad: A nine year old was saved by four degree students – Three Hindus, One Muslim, from a carpenter who was sexually assaulting her in her way back from school.
Narasimha, Satyanarayana, Nikhil and Mujeeb were on way to Shapur where they saw a parked bike and a school bag lying on the road, upon searching found one S. Sharath Chary assaulting 9 year old school girl. They caught and handed him over to the police, who arrested him.
“The girl got down from her school van at Maqdoomnagar and was walking home, when Sharath saw her. He stopped his bike near her and offered to drop her home,” police said.
“He diverted his bike towards Shapur, drove to an isolated spot and assaulted her,” SI K. Lingya said.
However, Nara-simha, Satyanarayana, Nikhil and Mujeeb heading to Shapur saw the parked bike and a bag near it and smelled something fishy.
“After searching the surroundings they found Sharath with the girl. Sharath said that she was his cousin, but on further questioning he fumbled,” Mr Lingya added.
They later brought Sharath and the girl to the police. Police found that Sharath took her to the isolated spot and had assaulted her sexually. A case under Section 376 and 511 of IPC and under the Pocso Act was registered and he was remanded to custody.