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Watch: Lawyers thrash 18 accused in court for sexual assault of minor in Chennai

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 17, 2018, 5:16 pm IST
Updated Jul 17, 2018, 5:16 pm IST
In a video, posted by news agency ANI, the enraged lawyers can be seen beating up the accused mercilessly.
The incident took place at Mahila court in Chennai. (Photo: ANI/screengrab)
 The incident took place at Mahila court in Chennai. (Photo: ANI/screengrab)

Chennai: The Mahila court in Chennai on Tuesday witnessed a dramatic attack as the lawyers present in the court ganged up to thrash the 18 accused men who were arrested for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl for over a period of seven months in Chennai.

In a video, posted by news agency ANI, the enraged lawyers can be seen beating up the accused mercilessly. The police had to intervene to stop the lawyers from thrashing the accused. 

 

Also Read: Chennai: 18 arrested for sexual assault of minor, security men among them

A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by around 15 people over a period of time at various places inside her apartment campus in Chennai, police said on Monday. 

The matter came to light after the victim, a class seven student had narrated the sequence of incidents to her elder sister, who later brought this to the notice of their parents, following which a complaint was lodged, a senior police officer said.

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