College students cut hair in protest of attack on girl, friend in Kottayam

1 min read
Read later

Kottayam: Students of CMS College in Kottayam cut their hair in protest of the attack on college students in the city on Monday night. The students and teachers of the college attended the protest event held on campus on Wednesday.

The incident leading to the protest happened at around 10:30 PM on Monday. The college girl, accompanied by her male classmate, was attacked after questioning inappropriate remarks made by men that came in a car.

The students were on the way to the hostel to gather clothes for a friend admitted to the hospital. Briefly, they stopped at a public eatery near Thirunakkara. At the time, the accused arrived at the spot in a car and made offensive remarks targeting the girl. The boy who accompanied the girl questioned their behaviour. The students backed away after fearing that the situation would spiral out of control.

However, the accused chased the students and stopped them while returning from the college hostel after fetching the clothes for their friend. The students were dragged from their bikes and assaulted. The locals rushed to the spot after hearing the girl's cry for help. Later, both were taken to the hospital for treatment with the help of patrol police and their friends.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.


2 min

Heavy rain in eastern regions of Kottayam; Landslides reported in Vellani, Vagamon; traffic blocked

Sep 21, 2023

onam bumper

1 min

Thiruvonam bumper prize for TN natives Pandyaraj and friends

Sep 21, 2023


1 min

Relief in Kozhikode as Nipah seems to recede, no new cases, restrictions eased

Sep 21, 2023