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MADURAI: Former Nagercoil MLA Nanjil A Murugesan, who was arrested for raping a minor lady in Kanyakumari district, has moved the Madras excessive courtroom looking for bail.
Based on the prosecution, the lady was kidnapped by a person within the district. Police secured the lady and handed her over to a house following a criticism from her father. The lady had given an announcement saying that Murugesan raped her with the assistance of her mom.
Primarily based on a criticism from the district youngster safety officer, police had registered a case in opposition to the petitioner below a number of sections of the Pocso Act and arrested him on July 29.
The petitioner acknowledged that he was a widely known political persona within the district and was identified to the lady’s household. After the lady was kidnapped, he helped the household hint her. Nevertheless, the lady made false allegations in opposition to him stating that he had sexually exploited her. Murugesan acknowledged that the false case was foisted in opposition to him with a motive to spoil his political profession.
He additional acknowledged that the particular courtroom for unique trial of circumstances below Pocso Act at Kanyakumari district had dismissed his bail software on August 6. Stating that he has a number of age-related illnesses and would abide by any circumstances imposed by the courtroom, the petitioner moved the excessive courtroom Madurai bench looking for bail.
The case is to be taken up for listening to on Friday.
(The sufferer’s id has not been revealed to guard her privateness as per Supreme courtroom directives on circumstances associated to sexual assault)