(MENAFN- IANS) Kochi, Nov 30 (IANS) Senior Kerala Government pleader P. G. Manu resigned after a woman lodged a police complaint accusing him of outraging her modesty.
As per the complaint, Manu raped the woman after calling her on the pretext of discussing a case.
The Advocate General had sent a word to the top government pleader after a case was registered and Manu put in his resignation.
Manu has been the counsel for the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
He had assaulted her last month when the complainant -- already a rape victim in a 2018 case -- approached him for speedy redressal.
Manu reportedly violated her and subjected her under tremendous duress.
Unable to bear the torture, she approached the local police and a case was registered against Manu.
Counsel for the victim K.K. Bahila said the authorities should act quickly as any delay in further action would only help the accused.
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