Kerala cashew baron arrested for raping, impregnating Odia housemaid


New Delhi: Rajmohan Pillai, cashew baron has been arrested by the Kerala police allegedly for raping and impregnating his 23-year-old domestic help hailing from Odisha.

Pillai, 53, who is the younger brother of biscuit baron Rajan Pillai, was arrested after his help went to a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram  to abort the child on Saturday.

Pillai is the chairman of the Beta Group, which owns the brand “Nut King”.

The doctors at the Thiruvananthapuram hospital called the police after finding that the woman was two months pregnant and was not married. She alleged that Pillai had sexually assaulted her several times in the eight months that she had worked for him, the report adds.

According to the police, Pillai has been booked under Section 376 of the IPC.


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