A Congress leader, OM George, has been booked for sexually assaulting a girl for over a year in Kerala.
A case has been registered against George, a member of the Wayanad District Congress Committee, by Sulthan Bathery police under various sections of POCSO and SC/ST Act for allegedly raping the minor girl for over a period of one year.
The case has been registered based on a complaint filed by the victim’s parents. The victim has now been shifted to a government shelter home.
OM George, accused of rape, has been suspended from the primary membership of the party.
Police are investigating the case and said the accused is absconding.