ERNAKULAM: A migrant worker was arrested for attempting to kidnap a minor girl in Perumbavoor. Police have informed that Prashant Malik, a native of Odisha state, was arrested by the Perumbavoor police in connection with the case.
According to the police report, the incident took place last night at Mudikkal, Periyar Junction. The accused tried to kidnap the girl while she was going to fetch water. Local residents who heard the girl’s screams caught the accused and handed him over to the police.
The accused was produced in court and has been remanded.
Local residents have complained that such continuous issues are occurring due to the lack of proper records of migrant workers in the state of Kerala.