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16-year-old Girl Raped on Promise of Promise of; 3 Youths Arrested

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Tuesday May 9, 2023

Pathanamthitta :  Police in Koipram arrests  youth for rape  a 16-year-old girl on promise of marriage. Two of the accused’s friends, who also sexually assaulted the girl, were arrested as well.

The teen was abducted from home on bike and subject to rape at multiple locations.  Arrested in the case is Jiffin George(27) resident of Vallikattu House  in Chirayirmb Panacherimukh . He was arrested from Diya Veedu in Thiruvanthapuram’s Vazhayakunnumel.

The abuse came to light following complaint lodged by the victim’s mother. Jiffin  fetched the young teen at first to a lodge in Kuttipuram on the 18th  of April. There he sexually assaulted her, the victim said. Later on morning  of 30th around 9 am, he took her to Konni and later boarded a train to Thiruvananthapuram. Next day, at a lodge in Mangalapuram, she was raped again.

Jithin’s friends who also sexually assaulted the girl were identified as Kuzhimannil Veetil Melvin T Michael (24) and Kottayam native from Marman Kandathil Veedu, Jimmy Thomas(24).. All three remain in custody.