Woman injured in attack by auto-rickshaw driver in Kerala

The woman, who suffered a head injury, has been admitted to Kottayam Government Medical College Hospital

Woman injured in attack by auto-rickshaw driver in Kerala

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Kottayam, April 8

A 26-year-old woman was injured when an auto-rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted her using a sharp-edged weapon near Pala in the early hours on Thursday, police said.

The 61-year-old PK Santhosh had been arrested, police said.

The woman, who suffered a head injury, had been admitted to Kottayam Government Medical College Hospital, they said.

She is out of danger, they added.

The incident occurred 150 metres away from her house at 5 am when she was going to take a bus to Ernakulam for writing an examination.

The woman was found lying unconscious on the wayside by the people who ventured out for morning walk.

Police said an investigation had been started. PTI

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