Malappuram: Following the distressing incident of child rape and murder in Aluva just a week ago, another disturbing case involving the sexual abuse of a four-year-old girl has been reported from Malappuram.
The Tirurangadi Police have apprehended a male migrant worker from Madhya Pradesh for sexually assaulting a child belonging to a migrant couple. The distressing incident took place in Chelari on Thursday afternoon.
According to the available reports, the accused, who was a neighbour of the child’s family, invited her to his room, promising sweets. Later, the child ran crying to her mother who found out that her daughter was sexually assaulted. She soon alerted the police. Following this Police did an inquiry and the 4-year-old victim identified the assaulter.
In a similar incident last week, a man named Asfaq Alam from Bihar was taken into custody for the savage rape and murder of a five-year-old in Aluva. Disturbingly, the accused in this case is also the neighbour of the victim’s family.