A 63-year-old Madrassa Ustad was arrested for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl studying in his class. The incident happened in Alappuzha.
The accused is identified as Muhammed of Arookutty in the district who was later arrested by Aroor police. He was arrested from his house the other day based on the complaint filed by the girl’s mother.
According to the complaint, he was sexually abusing her at the madrassa in Chanthiroor for a month. The girl revealed the incident to her mother the other day.
In another incident, a 16-year- old girl who was molested was married off to the accused in the case. Three people were arrested following the incident that took place in Panavoor. Al Ameer (23), a resident of Panavoor, is the main accused in the case.
According to the police, Al-Amir kidnapped and raped the girl four months ago, following which the family filed a complaint. Fearing arrest, he sent the girl back home. However, the police arrested him from his own house in Nedumangate, the night before the family reported that the girl was missing.
The locals informed the police about the marriage. According to the police, the accused thought that the case against him would be over if he marries the girl. Al Ameer was arrested on Monday evening. The police said that he is accused in several cases. The accused will be produced in court on Tuesday.
In the case of impregnating a 15-year-old girl, the accused got 100 years of rigorous imprisonment and fine. Binu (37) was sentenced by Pathanamthitta Principal POCSO Court Judge Jayakumar John.
The punishments for impregnating a girl by rape and raping a girl below sixteen years of age should be served separately. Principal Special Prosecutor Adv. Jason Mathews appeared for the victim.
The incident took place during the mid-summer break of 2020. The accused broke into the house at night and raped the girl several times. Later the girl had physical discomfort. He sought treatment at the primary health centre. After being informed by the hospital, the Pathanamthitta woman’s police took up the case.
When asked at the final stage of the trial, the accused stated that he was ready to marry and protect the girl. The court accepted the prosecution’s contention that the attitude of the accused, who was married and had a daughter of the victim’s age, was a reflection of a cruel state of mind.