KASARGOD: An accused in a toddler abuse case who was out on bail tried to assault the identical survivor once more, stated Chittarikkal police right here. The accused, Anto Chackochan, 23, is on the run and residents have fashioned an motion committee to protest towards the delay in arresting him.
Chackochan allegedly sexually abused a minor lady in his neighbourhood a yr in the past. The crime got here to gentle when her mother and father observed indicators of discomfort within the lady. She shared her ordeal with a counsellor, who later known as within the Childline volunteer.
Primarily based on her assertion, the Chittarikkal police arrested Chackochan and charged him below the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act. However after six months, the court docket granted him bail. Nonetheless, the lady’s mom advised the police that the accused tried to assault her once more one month in the past. Primarily based on the lady’s grievance, the police registered a second Pocso case towards Chackochan on June 13. Nonetheless, the police stated the accused went into hiding.