Museum sexual attack case: Woman doctor identifies accused

Thiruvananthapuram: Police have confirmed that Kuravankonam break-in attempt case accused had sexually assaulted a female doctor in the museum compound here. The complainant woman identified Santhosh during the identification parade held on Wednesday morning.

Santhosh, the accused in both cases is working as a driver to irrigation minister Roshy Augustine’s private secretary.

On Tuesday, police arrested him over a case related to a break-in attempt at a house in Kuravankonam. Suspecting his involvement in the museum sexual assault case, police took the complainant woman to the police station and arranged an identification parade on Wednesday.

As per the woman’s complaint, Santhosh sexually assaulted her during her morning walk on October 26. It is reported that he reached a house in Kuravankonam in the wee hours of the same day. He unleashed violence in the house and tried to break into another house in Kuravankonam. Police identified him after recovering CCTV visuals of the Innova car travelled by him.

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