Man in India's Kerala caught on camera sexually assaulting woman, jailed

Attacker arrested after video went viral

News Desk October 22, 2017
PHOTO: YouTube

A man in Kozhikode district of India's Kerala state was caught on a CCTV camera attacking a woman, pushing her against the wall and then attacking her as she lies on the ground.

The video shows Jamsheer, a 33-year-old painter, walking down a lane. He looks at the woman walking a few metres behind him, The News Minute reported.

He is then seen slipping his right hand into his lungi, a traditional garment worn around the waist. After taking a few steps, Jamsheer again looks back at the woman who can be seen walking with a bag.

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At the end of the road, as the woman tries to hurry past him, Jamsheer attacks her and pushes her against the mud wall.

In the scuffle that follows, the woman falls to the ground while Jamsheer continues to hold her. The attacker then runs back along the lane, before stopping to take a long look at the woman and then fleeing.

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After the video of the assault went viral, the police arrested Jamsheer on Saturday.

The shocking visuals were captured on a CCTV camera installed by a residential association.

According to the Nadakavu police, the incident occurred on October 18, at around 5.45 pm in the evening.

The police filed a suo motu complaint and tracked down the woman who was attacked. She had an FIR registered following which Jamsheer was arrested.


Faisal | 3 years ago | Reply Meanwhile 10,000 other women were assaulted away from the CCTV cameras across India on that day. Nothing new, nothing surprising. This is normal everyday life in India.
Ali | 3 years ago | Reply Rapeistan!
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