Mob attacks Walayar rape accused

Silent protest: School students taking out a march to express their solidarity with the Walayar victims, in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. S. MAHINSHA

Silent protest: University college students having out a march to convey their solidarity with the Walayar victims, in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. S. MAHINSHA


Madhu was the 3rd accused in the rape-and-dying of the13-calendar year-outdated girl from Attappallam.

A mob attacked a gentleman who experienced been a single of the accused in the sensational Walayar rape-and-demise circumstance of two small siblings, at Attappallam in close proximity to here on Saturday.

M. Madhu alias Kutty Madhu, 27, was thrashed by a group of people today close to twelve p.m. Police rescued and admitted him to Governing administration Typical Healthcare facility right here.

Madhu was the third accused in the rape-and-loss of life of the13-calendar year-previous girl from Attappallam. Alongside with 3 other accused, he also had been established free by the 1st Further District Decide Muralee Krishna S., who was the POCSO (Avoidance of Small children from Sexual Offences) choose in Palakkad.

The exoneration of the accused, seemingly owing to the failure of the police and the prosecution in the carry out of the circumstance, experienced triggered a nationwide protest.

Madhu’s mother alleged that the attackers were being Sangh Parivar activists. The attack took location subsequent an altercation.

Nearby men and women mentioned that it was the Hyderabad incident, in which four males accused of rape and murder of a veterinarian had been shot useless by the law enforcement in an alleged face on Friday early morning, that induced the assault on Madhu. Some of the attackers allegedly screamed at him, indicating that he had no ideal to reside.

A team of adult males reportedly picked up a quarrel with Madhu when he came to the area marketplace at Attappallam. Madhu had turned angry when they referred to as him a ‘rapist’. The altercation shortly led to the assault, and Madhu was thrashed up.

Healthcare facility officers said there ended up no severe injuries. Nonetheless, it will need even more examinations to confirm if he experienced endured any inner accidents.

Law enforcement mentioned they had been however to determine the attackers. An investigation is on, they explained.

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