KOZHIKODE: The Balussery police have arrested a youth on the charge of kidnapping and raping a girl and later uploading the video on Internet and transmitting it through the mobile phone.
A team of police officers led by Balussery Circle Inspector Jossy Cheriyan arrested S. Faizal, hailing from Punoor in the district. He was in hiding at Tanur in Malappuram district. The police have charged the accused under Section 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 366 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code.
The accused was produced before the Perambra Judicial First Class Magistrate Court and remanded to 14 days.