Accused under custody
Kalpetta: Police informed that the accused who were arrested in connection with gang rape case at Vythiri resort has links to sex rackets.
The accused are Perambra native Mujeeb Rahman, Vadakara native Shajahan, Tirupur native Saranya, Parassala native Bhadra, Mepadi native Shanavas and Anas in Lakkidi. Police confirmed that a similar case already exists against Mujeeb Rahman and suspect his connection with a sex racket. Mujeeb was the key conspirator of the sexual assault at Vythiri also.
The woman was brought from Tamil Nadu to Kerala offering a lab technician job here. One of the accused, Saranya, had introduced the woman to Mujeeb. The complainant informed that she was gangraped at the resorts in Vythiri and Lakkidi on September 5.