Sexual abuse case: No need to be afraid, accused MLA Revanna tells Hassan people

JD(S) MLA H D Revanna, who is accused in cases of molestation and kidnapping, on Wednesday told the people of Hassan that they need not be afraid as he and his father H D Deve Gowda were there to protect them in the wake of developments that have rocked the district.
Presently, Revanna is on bail in two cases pertaining to abduction of a woman and her illegal detention and sexual harassment.
The woman who was kidnapped too had figured in one of the leaked videos where she was tied and raped allegedly by Revanna’s son and Hassan MP Prajwal, the victim’s son had said in a police complaint.
“There is no need to be afraid. Only time will answer. Till then we have to remain calm. I am there. A Manju, Swaroop P, former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda are there…” Revanna said at a press conference.