Edappal: A 10-year-old boy who showed mental uneasiness after being a victim of unnatural sex was admitted to a hospital. In connection with the incident, the khatib of a mosque was nabbed. The 45-year-old assaulter is Veliyankode native and a madrassa teacher too.
The boy who is a student of the Madrassa at Muthur in Vattamkulam was admitted to a private hospital after he began to show nervousness and behavioural changes. Noticing the changes in the child, the family had taken him to an occultist but in vain. Following that, the child was finally taken to a hospital and underwent counselling session. During the counselling, the boy revealed what happened to him.
According to the complaint, the khatib had been abusing the child since the last four months. Based on the information revealed by hospital authorities, Ponnani police and child line activists investigated the incident and took the Imam into custody.