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Man Arrested for Hurling Footwear at Judge

Kalpetta: An accused in a sexual assault case has been arrested for throwing footwear at a trial court Judge at Kalpetta in Wayanad district of Kerala today. Arumukhan, a native of Meppadi Kadathikkunnu in this district has been arrested for throwing slipper at POCSO Court Judge S H Panchakeshan.

Awarding a 25 year jail term to Arumukhan for sexually assaulting a 12-year old girl in 2014 apparently provoked him to attack the judge. Police said a case been registered against the accused for attacking the Judge, who has been shifted to a nearby hospital.