Police personnel have succeeded in cracking the Mysuru gang-rape case, Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra claimed on Saturday. "Police have succeeded," the Minister said without elaborating more. The Home Minister declined to comment on some reports that more or less five people have been taken into custody in connection with the incident.
Previously, Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai said he is confident that the police would crack the case as early as possible and apprehend the culprits. Bommai said five police teams are investigating the case. "Police have taken the Mysuru case very seriously, and "I am confident that the police will succeed in cracking the case as early as possible"." he told before media here.
The case was that the victim, a college student studying in Mysuru, was gang-raped near Chamundi foothills on the outskirts of Mysuru on August 24. Her male friend who was with her was assaulted by the gang. The gang-members demanded from them Rs 3 lakh not to make public the video of the rape. DG & IGP of Karnataka Praveen Sood is supervising the investigation into the gang-rape which has sparked massive outrage.