HUBBALLI: A 52-year-old accused of attempting to rape a minor girl was stabbed to death by her relative in Navalgund in Dharwad district on Sunday.
The incident occurred at district hospital where Fakruddeensab Nadaf was admitted after a mob attacked him following the alleged crime on Saturday.
Santosh Hulagappa Vaddar (28) has been identified as the person who stabbed the rape accused to death. The police have arrested Vaddar and sent him to the judicial custody.
According to Navalgund CPI Ranganath Neelammanavar, Fakruddeensab tried to rape a minor girl at Basaveshwar Nagar in the town. Residents of the area who observed his moves assaulted him and handed him over to police. He was being treated at the hospital where Vaddar allegedly stabbed him to death.
Image: Mob assaulting the rape accused