Minor girl raped on pretext of love; two youth arrested
Adoor: Two young men have been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 16- year-old girl after bringing her to various places on pretext of love. The youth were employees of a private bus. The police have taken one more person into custody. The arrested individuals have been identified as Nikhil (20), a resident of Koipally and Harikrishnan (22), native of Maliyekkal village.
The prime accused Nikhil, was an employee in the same bus the victim used to travel to her school. The duo often met during the journey. The accused was able to establish an intimate relationship with the victim. Taking that advantage, Nikhil used to take the girl to various places and rape her. Last day, her parents became worried as she did not return home from school at the usual time. They lodged a complaint with the police.
The police immediately held an investigation and found the girl at the house of Nikhil’s’ friend Harikrishnan. Harikrishnan was arrested for allegedly providing the house to the first accused to commit the crime.