Charge-sheet filed in Kerala Dalit rape case; Assam native lone accused

Kochi: The Kerala Police on Saturday filed a charge sheet in a local court in the brutal rape-murder of a 27-year-old Dalit law student.

Representational image. Getty Images

Representational image. Getty Images

The name of an Assam native, Ameerul Islam, featured as the lone accused in the charge sheet.

Police filed the over 1,500-page charge sheet in the Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court, charging the accused with rape and murder of the woman.

The victim was found dead on 28 April this year in her home by her mother Rajeshwari, who works as a casual labourer.

The accused was arrested on 16 June and is currently lodged in a jail near here.

Updated Date: Sep 17, 2016 18:17 PM

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