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Kerala: Woman arrested under POCSO law for sexually exploiting 14-year-old son

Thiruvananthapuram: In a startling incident, a woman in Kadakkavoor in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram district has been arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act for having sexually exploited her 14-year-old son, police said on Monday. This is the first such incident seen in the state. The father had complained to the police that the boy’s […]

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Kerala: Suspected ‘mentally deranged’ man stabs four relatives to death

Thiruvananthapuram: A suspected “mentally deranged” man allegedly stabbed four of his relatives to death in Kerala’s Kasargode district on Monday night, a police official said. The incident took place at the Paivalike village council at Manjeswaram in the district. According to the police, the 35-year-old man is understood to be of unsound mind and following […]

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Case registered against Maneka Gandhi in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Malappuram Police on Friday registered a case under Section 153 of the IPC against former Union Minister and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi for her ‘communal’ remark on the killing of a pregnant cow elephant near the edge of Silent Valley National Park at Palakkad in Kerala. While one person who allegedly made the […]

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Two in custody for causing death of pregnant elephant

Thiruvananthapura: A Kerala forest department team probing the killing of a pregnant elephant is leant to have taken two persons into custody. The forest officials are tight-lipped on the progress of their investigation. The elephant’s habitat was in the Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad district. The local Manarakadu police station on Wednesday registered a […]