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Sunday, 24 January 2021 3.46 PM IST

Three in custody for alleged rape, brutal assault on 75-yr-old woman

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KOCHI: The police have registered a case on the incident of brutally assaulting a 75-year-old woman in Kolenchery. The case was registered on the complaint of her relatives for rape under the SC and ST Act. The Kerala Women’s Commission has also suo moto registered a case.

The police have taken three into custody in connection with the incident. Those in custody are the members of the house where the woman is staying. Police said the role of the woman, her husband and son taken into custody is not known. Police suspect a driver also. The police have not been able to take the statement of the old woman who is in a serious condition. The police are questioning the three. A team led by Moovattupuzha DySP is probing the incident.

According to police, the incident happened Sunday afternoon, when the aged woman was at her friend’s house, close by her home.

The woman is understood to have been promised tobacco to chew and was brought to her neighbour’s house, where the incident took place.

After a while, the bleeding woman was brought back home and later taken to a nearby hospital.

From there she was moved to the private medical college at Kolenchery and an emergency operation was performed as doctors are closely monitoring her condition which is said to be serious.

She has serious wounds inflicted by a sharp object and her private parts also have injuries.

Local village council president K K Raju told the media that no one knows if she had been raped as the police have to probe.

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TAGS: THREE, CUSTODY, ALLEGED RAPE, BRUTAL ASSAULT, 75 YEAR OLD WOMAN, KOLENCHERY
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