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Man arrested on rape charge in Kochi

Victim came to the city in search of a job along with her brother

September 16, 2022 12:05 am | Updated 12:05 am IST - KOCHI

The North police have arrested a man accused of raping a migrant woman who had come to the city in search of a job along with her brother.

The arrested is Madhu Deegal, 33, of Kandhamal in Odisha. The alleged incident took place on June 8. The accused, who was a friend of the victim’s brother, took them to his rented accommodation promising to help them find jobs.

He then allegedly served the brother-sister duo soft drinks spiked with drugs and raped the woman when she was unconscious, the police said.

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