Kerala: Congress leader booked for sexually assaulting minor girl

India News

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.