Student Arrested for Moral Policing and Harassment

Published: 11th November 2014 06:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th November 2014 06:02 AM   |  A+A-

THALAASSERY: A 17-year-old school student, was arrested here on Monday on charges of moral policing on a couple. The couple hailing from Mahe was detained and harassed by the youth and his friend at Morakkunnu near Chirakkara here on November 1.

“A bank officer at Mahe and wife were on their way to a relatives’ house in a car. As they stopped the car owing to confusion in the route, the youth and his friend detained them and entered the car. They took photos of the couple and posted them on WhatsApp. Money and mobile phones were also stolen from them,” SI Surendran Kallayadan said.

The youths collected about `45,000 from the couple. The arrest was based on the complaint lodged at the Thalassery police station. The police could identify the accused easily because of his special hair style. The couple identified the accused at the police station on Monday.

The youth was produced before the Juvenile Court and the court granted him bail, the SI added. The first accused in the case is yet to be nabbed, the police added.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp