Police have arrested an accused on Wednesday in connection with the sexual assault case of a 16 year old PUC student in Mundaje in Belthangady taluk.
The person taken into custody is Ramesh Poojary (25) from Arasumajalu Kukkemaru in Mundaje.
The victim is a minor girl, who was raped in a desolate place as she was walking towards her house on Monday.
The police say that the girl did not know her perpetrator. However, statements of people who had seen the perpetrator were taken from them which helped to catching hold of him.