90-year-old woman suffering from cancer raped in Kerala
It’s scary how the incidents of sexual assault are increasing with time. A 90-year-old woman, who is also a cancer patient, was sexually assaulted by a person who barged into her house in Kadakkal near Kollam in South Kerala. The woman is a widow and does not have any children and has been living alone for 20 years since the death of her husband. A case has been registered by the state human rights commission and the police has been asked to submit a report in a week. According to the police, the accused broke into the house through the rear door at night and assaulted the woman at knife point. She also suffered injuries in the scuffle. Her relatives and neighbors reportedly asked her to keep quiet when she alerted them the next morning. The panchayat member of the area also showed similar apathy and ignored her complaint, the victim alleged A social worker of the area later alerted the police. Doctors have confirmed the sexual assault. The victim has named a man from the area who is absconding. The police registered a case under IPC sections 377 and 354. We wonder if the woman was wearing provocative clothes, or she gave a hint to the guy to come and rape her. What do you think?