29-Mar-2017
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Kottiyoor case: Father, 3 others surrender before police

Peravoor March 18: Former Wayanad Child Welfare Committee chairman Fr Thomas Joseph Terakam, members sister Betty and sister Ophelia who are co-accused in the Kottiyoor rape case surrendered before the police on Friday morning.
 
All the accused were on the run after the arrest of the catholic priest Fr Robin, who was accused of raping a minor girl.
 
The High Court had directed all the four accused in the case namely Father Thomas Therakam, Sister Opehlia, sister Betty and Thangamma to surrender before the probe authorities on Tuesday.
 
A case has been slapped against the accused for concealing the incident of the minor girl's delivery and they will be presented before the court today itself.