Auto driver arrested for raping 65-yr-old woman in Mukkom
Kozhikode: Police arrested Kondotty native Mujeeb over charges of raping a 65-year-old woman at Muthery in Mukkom. The aged woman was robbed and raped two weeks ago around 6 am. She was on the way to her work place at a hotel in Omassery.
The accused who is an autorickshaw driver executed the crime when the victim was travelling in his vehicle. The driver stopped the vehicle during the journey convincing the woman that the vehicle got some trouble. Making her unconscious, he tied her inside the vehicle and raped her. The accused looted jewellery and money from the aged woman.
The woman realized that she was raped when she reached the house which was near the crime spot. The people at the house helped her remove the knot on her hands and also gave clothes to her.
Police traced the accused after examining the tower location of all mobile phones under Muthery mobile tower on the day of the crime. A special investigation team led by rural SP was also appointed to probe the case.