Two arrested for kidnapping, raping 16-year-old girl in Adoor
Pathanamthitta: Police arrested two persons for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-odl girl at Adoor, here in the district on Monday.
The duo has been identified as Nikhil (20) and Harinarayanan (23), both natives of Bharanikkavu in Kollam district.
According to sources, the minor girl was returning home from school on Monday evening. Nikhil, lured the girl and took her to an isolated area near the school and raped her. Harinarayanan was arrested for helping Nikhil.
Police have registered charges including rape and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) against the two. They will be presented before the court on Tuesday.