Death of Kozhikode girl : Grandparent arrested; suicide note shows shocking revelations

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Kozhikode: A 62-year old man was arrested by the police under POCSO charges in connection with the death of a 19-year-old college student in Koyilandy. The suicide note of the student has revealed the sexual abuse meted out by her grandparent and he was arrested by the police.

The girl was found hanging on December 17. Police gathered more details about the suicide and probed the case. Besides, the police identified the accused through further interrogation.

The investigation conducted by the police showed that the girl was subjected to sexual abuse by her grandfather even when she was a minor. Hence police had booked POCSO charges against the accused. There were more shocking revelations in the suicide note. “My parents must forgive me. Please do not hate me. Ask my grandfather what he had done to me,” revealed the suicide note. On receipt of the note, police interrogated and arrested him.

Koyilandy SHO N Sunilkumar told that the accused had accepted to the crime. He was produced before the court the other day and remanded.

(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number 1056)

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