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Youth of Kollam arrested for sexually assaulting Kollywood actress on train

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KOTTAYAM: A complaint has been filed for sexually assaulting a Kollywood actress and model on a train. The Kottayam Railway Police arrested Ansar Khan (25) Kollam Chavara Thayyil in connection with the incident. The incident related to the case happened on the Chennai- Thiruvananthapuram Express on April 12.

The complaint is that the accused sexually assaulted her while she was sleeping. When she woke up, he went and hid in the bathroom. He jumped from the train when it reached Kottayam. The actress ran after him but could not catch him. He was arrested after the police conducted an investigation based on the complaint of the woman with the help of the CCTV visuals. He was arrested by a team led by Kottayam railway police SHO Reji P Joseph. The police said that he was earlier arrested in a ganja case.

Accused gets life imprisonment for setting wife ablaze
The court awarded life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs one lakh to a man for setting ablaze his wife in Kollam. The Kollam First Class Additional Sessions Judge P N Vinod sentenced Sunil Kumar of Palakkad Alathur Kuzhalmandam Pulparamannam House, to life imprisonment. The incident related to the case happened on February 20, 2023. The dead was Smitha (36) of Chithara.

The two got acquainted through Facebook. They later got married and were living in a rented house in Chithara with their children. When Smitha returned home after visiting her mother on the day of the incident, Sunil Kumar got angry and attacked her. He later poured kerosene on her body and lit fire with a lighter. Smitha died on February 26 while undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital. The court found her husband guilty on the basis of the statement given by Smitha's children. If he fails to pay fine, he will have to undergo additional imprisonment of six months.

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