According to Indian police, M. Karan alias Jayant of the refugee camp in Perumalpuram raped the aged woman of Narikulam Colony in Kottaram closed by Kanyakumari on Sunday afternoon in a isolated place while she was rearing goats.
The woman was provided first aid at a private hospital after she was hospitalized in Kottaram and later moved to the Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital on Sunday night.
Police have registered a case under sections 376 (rape), 294 B (using abusive language), 506 (1) (criminal intimidation), and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code.
The arrested person was jailed in judicial custody after being produced at a Magistrate Court, police sources said. (The Hindu)