VIJAYAWADA: In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old youth allegedly raped a 68-year-old woman at her residence in Kalavapamula village of Vuyyur mandal in on Monday.

The accused was identified as K Satish (20) from the same village. According to Vuyyur police, the incident happened late Sunday night and came to light on Monday after the sexagenarian lodged a complaint with the police.

Cops said that they had immediately traced and arrested him from his residence. Satish was booked him under section 376 of IPC (rape) at Vuyyur Police Station. He was later produced before the district court which sent him to 13-day judicial remand. Vuyyur sub-inspector Rama Rao said that Satish was in an inebriated state and knows the victim staying at her residence all by herself.

While she was asleep, the accused broke into the house and forced himself upon the woman and raped her. Soon after the complaint, SI Rama Rao along with east zone assistant commissioner Vijay Bhaskar and circle inspector Satyanandam reached the spot and inquired into the incident.

The victim was sent to Government Hospital (GGH) for medical examination.
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