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Why is sexual abuse sufferer being denied admission to new college, Kerala HC asks state govt

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By Express News Service

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the state authorities to clarify why a sufferer in a sexual abuse case can’t be accommodated in a authorities college in Mavelikkara.

Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan issued the interim order on a petition filed by the mom of the sufferer for not offering admission within the college.

The court docket famous that the kid was pursuing her first-year VHSC course in Olathanni Aided School, Thiruvananthapuram. Due to abject poverty, she was staying on the Christian Mission Children’s Home, Malanchani, Neyyattinkara. Due to an unlucky flip of occasions, she grew to become the sufferer of sexual abuse. Against the law was registered on the Kunnikode Police Station and the accused was arrested and later launched on bail.

The college by which the kid is pursuing her research is located close to the home of the accused. She remains to be being taunted by some individuals.

In order to pursue her research, she utilized for a switch to the federal government Vocational Higher Secondary School, Mavelikkara. Though there are sufficient vacancies within the college, for one purpose or the opposite, admission has been refused. Several representations have been filed earlier than the authorities and are pending.