Kerala woman chops off genitals of godman who raped her

Woman tells police that he had been raping her since she was in class 12 in connivance with her mother.

A 23-year-old woman nearly chopped off the genitals of a godman, who had been repeatedly raping her over the past several years, allegedly with the connivance of her mother.

The woman, who had been enduring the godman’s repeated sexual assaults, used a knife to chop off his genitals when he tried to rape her on Friday night. The godman, identified as Gangesananda was rushed to the Government Medical College Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram by the woman’s relatives. A hospital release said on Saturday morning that he was admitted with his 90% of his genitals cut off. He was immediately operated upon and is recovering.

The godman has been visiting her home for the past five years and allegedly had an illicit relationship with the woman’s mother. The woman has told the police that he had been raping her ever since she was studying in class 12. The police have registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against the godman and the woman’s mother.