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Man held for sexual abuse in Aluva

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The Aluva police on Wednesday arrested a 24-year-old person on charges of sexually exploiting a mentally challenged woman, whom he promised to marry.

The accused has been identified as Ashif K.M, a resident of Mannarkkad. He had been in a relationship with the woman, an inmate of the Aluva SOS Village. After raping the victim two days ago, the accused switched off his phone and left for Palakkad. He was arrested on Tuesday night while returning to Kalamassery by train. Investigations revealed that the accused is wanted in several cases in Mannarkkad. He is married and has a child.

The accused was produced at a local court and remanded to custody.

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