The incident of gang-rape of a native of Tamil Nadu in Kannur; Three people are in custody

The police said that the arrest of Vijesh, a native of Kanjanad, and Malar, a native of Tamil Nadu, will be registered soon. The police are checking whether the Nileswaram native, who is in custody, was involved.

First Published Sep 1, 2022, 10:21 AM IST

Kannur: Three persons are in police custody in the case of gang-rape of a native of Tamil Nadu after offering a job in Kannur. The police said that the arrest of Vijesh, a native of Kanjanad, and Malar, a native of Tamil Nadu, will be registered soon. The police are checking whether the Nileswaram native, who is in custody, was involved.

The torture was done after drugged juice. The Kannur City Police has registered a case against Vijesh (28), a native of Kanhangat, Malar (26), a native of Tamil Nadu, and another person known to be missing. According to the police, the alleged incident took place on Saturday, August 27. In the morning, two men were picking up the woman in an autorickshaw from where she was staying, saying they were going to work. When it was raining on their return, they took the young woman to a quarter in Chalakunn. There, he was tortured by giving juice mixed with drugs.

The young woman was found by the people from the nearby quarters. Later, the police came and admitted them to the hospital. It is reported that the woman has recovered. Police suspect the involvement of the woman’s boyfriend and female relative in the incident.

Last Updated Sep 1, 2022, 10:28 AM IST

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