Two arrested for sexually abusing underage Adivasi girls in Mysore lodge

Sunday 03 January 2021 6:44 AM IST

WAYANAD: Police have arrested two youths for taking underage Adivasi girls to a lodge in Mysore and sexually abusing them. Mohammad Noufal and Kaniampatta Shamim from Kambalakkad were arrested by the police. Of these, one is eighteen and the other is nineteen years old.

The two girls are friends of these youths. The two young men would talk to them on the phone and gradually established a relationship with the girls. They took the girls to Mysoreon New Year's Eve.

The incident came to light following a complaint by a parent that a girl was missing. The case is under the POCSO Act and the Prevention of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Violence Act. The accused will be produced in POCSO court.