Mother’s friend assaults minor girl in Idukki
Upputhara (Idukki): Upputhara police arrested a person for assaulting an eight-year-old girl at Upputhara. The assailant has been identified as Kunnel Anish (34), a native of Pathekkar. Anish beat up the daughter of a woman who lives in a rental house at Upputhara. Her husband has been ill and stays at his own house. It was Anish who has been looking after the woman and her children for over one-and-a-half years.
Anish is also living separately from his wife. The girl who was beaten up, didn’t like Anish coming to their house and the argument erupted on this, ended up beating the girl with a cane stick.
Finally, the girl informed the matter to the grandparents and they filed a complaint at the police station. Police took the girl’s statement and found in a medical check-up that she was beaten up.
A case under Juvenile Justice Act has been registered against Anish. He was produced before the court.