File picture of O M George
File picture of O M George

Kerala Congress leader charged for raping tribal minor girl

ANI | Updated: Jan 30, 2019 13:54 IST

Wayanad (Kerala) [India], Jan 30 (ANI): A Congress leader from Kerala's Wayanad district, OM George, has been booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor tribal girl for one-and-half years.
The case was filed against Wayanad District Congress Committee (DCC) member OM George after the victim's parents filed a case against him.
Congress suspended George from the primary membership of the party soon after his name surfaced in the heinous crime.
A case has been registered against George under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), SC/ST and rape.
The police are on the lookout of George who has been absconding.
Meanwhile, the victim has been shifted to a government shelter home. Further investigation in the matter is underway. (ANI)