Congress leader booked for molesting minor girl in Wayanad
Sulthan Bathery: Police registered a case under POCSO act against OM George, Congress leader and former Bathery panchayat president, over a complaint on molesting a minor girl. As per the complaint, George molested a 17-year-old girl belonging to Adivasi community for more than one year. It is reported that he is absconding.
The girl’s parents used to go for household jobs at George’s house. The girl also worked at his house during school holidays. When the girl was not around her parents, he sexually abused her at multiple situations, said the complaint.
The girl revealed that she was sexually abused by George after her parents foiled her suicide attempt. Later, the parents informed Child Line on the matter. Child Line activists informed the complaint to the police. Amidst this, it is alleged that Congress leaders are trying to quash the case.