Kerala: The three accused in the rape of a 19-year old Dalit nursing student at Ayanthi, Varkala have been arrested by the Kerala police. A case was registered against the three when the girl complained against them.
The incident occurred on May 3rd, 2016, when the girl took an auto, the driver of which was known to her. Later on the way, two of his friends also got into the vehicle, took the auto to a stranded place and allegedly raped her. 
This incident of rape has come days after the horrific incident, where a 29-year old law student was brutally raped and murdered at her house in Ernakulam district. People have equated this incident with the utterly tragic Nirbhaya incident of Delhi. 

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