CPM leader brutally assaults minor girl after accusing her of theft, inflicts severe wounds
P Raghavan, a local CPM leader in Edappal from Malappuram, has been arrested for brutally assaulting an 11-year-old girl after accusing her of theft. The girl hailing from Andhra Pradesh (AP) works as a rag picker in the area and lives with her aunt and uncle.
The victim and her friend was picking rags from a nearby hospital when Raghavan approached them and started beating them. The girl sustained deep cuts on her forehead is currently undergoing initial treatment at a government hospital in Ponnani.
She will be sent to the Government Medical College in Thrissur for further treatment. The other child who was injured has been to a safe location.