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Mentally challenged woman raped by 67-yr-old in Salem

Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 12:47pm IST | Place: Salem (Tamil Nadu) | Agency: PTI

 A 24-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a senior citizen here, following which the accused has been arrested, police said.

The incident took place on June 28, 2014  when 67-year-old Vellaiyan, a resident of Puducolony, raped the woman after taking her to a hut. However, a police complaint in this regard was lodged by the woman's family on Wednesday, following which Vellaiyan was arrested.

He was produced before Additional District Mahila Court Judge Kalaivani who remanded him to 15 days judicial custody last evening, police said.

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