According to the complaint filed by the victim’s mother, the accused would often tease the victim.
The accused was a colleague of the victim’s mother who worked in a mosquito net manufacturing company.
At the time, the victim’s mother was at work and Mahesh took the victim there and raped her.
After the probe, Kamakshipalya police filed a chargesheet against the accused under the POCSO Act and Indian Penal Code.
Of the 12 witnesses examined by the prosecution, the victim and her mother supported the complaint and statements given by them.