Press Esc to close
Saturday 04 July 2015
News updated at 10:29 PM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 21°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

Kerala minor girl rape: One more arrested

Last updated: 15 July, 2011
Kochi, Jul 15 (PTI)

A 55-year-old businessman was today arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a minor girl by 100-odd people over a period of time in connivance with her father, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 59.

The man identified as Moideen is a native of Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, officials of the Crime branch which is probing the case said.

The 59 arrested include the girl's father, a retired Naval official and CPM's local secretary of Mazhavannoor.

A 53-year-old doctor, listed as an accused in the case, allegedly committed suicide in Saudi Arabia some days back, while another accused was missing from Daman in Saudi Arabia since the past one week, the officials said.

The Crime branch is also on the look out for another NRI doctor.Five teams have been sent to various parts of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to nab the remaining accused, the officials said.

In a police complaint last month, the 14-year-old girl had said her father, who used to do small roles in Malayalam films, was the first to rape her. He then took her to various places and offered her to at least 100 men.

Her mother was also arrested for suppressing information but was later released on bail.
The girl, who has studied up to 10th standard, is presently in a rescue home and has expressed interest in pursuing higher studies


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

British Grand Prix 2015...

British Grand Prix 2015...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523