Man attempts to abduct woman by spraying chilli powder in Wayanad; arrested
Thalappuzha: Locals in Perya nabbed the man who attempted to abduct a woman after spraying chilli powder on her face. The culprit, 44-year–old Mujeeb Rahman was handed over to the police by the locals. He tried to abduct a 45-year-old Thalappuzha Venmani native woman.
The incident happened on Monday afternoon at 2. The woman was waiting for bus to go Perya from Thalappuzha 43. It was then Mujeeb Rahman offered her a lift in his car as he claimed to be going to Perya as well.
Soon after the woman entered the car, Mujeeb sprayed chilli powder on her face. But she escaped by jumping out of the vehicle when the car reached Thalappuzha 42. She was taken to Mananthavadi district hospital by a group of bus passengers, after they spotted her lying on the road side. Meanwhile, the passengers informed the locals in Perya about the incident, who stopped the car and nabbed the culprit.
He was later handed over to Thalappuzha police. Police found 3 packs of marijuana from his car. The woman who was injured from the fall was admitted to Mananthavadi district hospital.