Puttur, Sep 26: An incident wherein an attempt was made to kidnap a married woman and then rape her was reported at Madavu in Keyyur here on Wednesday September 25.
The woman is identified as Naushiya, wife of Khadar from Madavu. She was admitted to Mahaveera hospital at night. She the victim of the kidnap bid escaped from the hands of the accused near Arambur in Sullia.
Naushiya goes tailoring class in Madavu. When she was going home after class, a Scorpio car waylaid her and three unidentified persons forcibly took her away in the car to Sullia.
In Arambur in Sullia, at a remote place, the kidnappers tried to rape her but Naushiya managed to escape from their hands and run to a nearby house.
From the house, Naushiya called her husband and told the incident. Her husband Khadar immediately rushed to her and admitted her to hospital.
Naushiya said that the kidnappers spoke in Malayalam. As soon as the news spread, PFI activists gathered in large numbers in front of the hospital. Puttur circle inspector Sudarshan, traffic inspector Rakshith and other officials controlled the crowd. People gathered demanded police to arrest the culprits soon.