Navy Officer Arrested For Raping Woman In Kerala – UKMALAYALEE

Navy Officer Arrested For Raping Woman In Kerala

Monday 3 September 2018 3:07 AM UTC

KOTTAYAM Sept 3: A 38-year-old Navy officer has been arrested on charges of raping a woman, police said Sunday.

 

The woman’s father had filed a complaint with the police, alleging that the Navy officer raped his daughter after making a false promise to marry her.

 

Murali, a chief petty officer of Navy in Mumbai, was arrested and remanded in judicial custody yesterday, police said.

 

He has also been charged under the SC/ST Atrocities (Prevention) Act.

 

The victim in her early 20’s alleged that Murali raped her when she had gone to meet him at a hotel last week.

 

He had allegedly invited her to the hotel room, police said.

 

The incident came to light when the woman was admitted to a private hospital near here, police said.

 

Murali, allegedly befriended the woman through social media.

 

Police said they would file a report with naval authorities on the incident.

 

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