The police have arrested Congress leader and Kovalam MLA M Vincent on charges of sexual abuse after probing a complaint filed by the husband of a woman, who tried committing suicide. On Saturday, he filed an anticipatory bail plea before the court but the court set aside his petition for hearing on Monday. Her husband also alleged that Vincent used to call her repeatedly over the phone and harass her.
Senior women leaders in the Congress party M Bindu Krishna and Shanimol Usman have asked Vincent to step down as legislator and face the probe. Vincent, a first-time legislator, represents Kovalam in the state Assembly.
Vincent has also been booked under abetment of suicide.
The incident came to light early Wednesday after the woman was admitted to a private hospital following a near-fatal overdose of painkillers.
Vincent, 49, was on Friday slapped with rape (IPC 376) and stalking (IPC 354 D) charges. The 51-year-old woman allegedly attempted suicide by taking an overdose of pills and is now admitted to a private hospital in Neyyatinkara.
The police team will now meet up with Kollam Superintendent of Police S. Ajeetha Begum, who heads the probe team.
Pak targeting kids, villagers near LoC, says DGMO
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State Congress president MM Hassan described Vincent's arrest as "politically motivated". Addressing media-persons, CPM district secretary Anavoor Nagappan said the housewife was frequently harassed by the MLA for several years.
Cash flow in GE's industrial segment was a positive $1.5 billion after a shocking first-quarter shortfall of $1.6 billion. Immelt will step down at the end of the month after 16 years and be succeeded by health-care unit chief John Flannery.
Sechin was Tillerson's main partner in Exxon's bid to drill in the Arctic's Kara Sea, with its vast untapped potential. Tillerson stepped down as CEO of ExxonMobil in December 2016 to lead the Trump Administration's State Department.
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Tel Aviv argues that the security upgrades will prevent weapons from being brought to the Temple Mount as referred to by Jews. Conflicts over the holy site, revered by Muslims and Jews, have repeatedly triggered Israeli-Palestinian confrontations.
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That appointment never went through and he instead took a job as senior vice president and chief strategy officer for the U.S. Trump routinely has labeled media outlets as "fake news", and once called them the "enemy of the American people".
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Arab states have been urged to lift a blockade on Qatar after the country changed its anti-terror laws amid a regional crisis. Sheikh Tamim reiterated his country's willingness to fight terrorism on Friday.
Bruce Fromong , the robbery victim, said Simpson was a good man who had a mistake and should now be given a second chance. Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center, where Simpson has been incarcerated since 2008.
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USA to ban citizens from visiting North Korea
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Lyft Goes All In on Driverless Car Tech
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Germany revising travel advice for Turkey
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No Laptop Ban As US Says All Airlines Have Raised Security
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