In a major relief to Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, the Sessions Court here on Saturday dismissed a petition filed by the victim in the Suryanelli sex case seeking inclusion of the Congress leader in the case.
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien on Wednesday got a breather when a convict in the Suryanelli sex scandal case retracted his earlier statement in a Kerala court and said he never met the Congress leader.
The mother of the Suryanelli gangrape victim Friday alleged that her family members had been restrained from attending the church by the Vicar of their parish in view of recent developments in the 1996 case.
Kerala Govt on Tuesday informed the High Court that it had not yet taken a final decision on whether or not to register the complaint filed by the Suryanelli rape victim against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien.
Congress appears to be in no mood to concede to the opposition demand for the resignation of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien maintaining that law will take its course in the Suryanelli rape case.
CPI(M)-led LDF opposition today forced the adjournment of the Kerala Assembly over alleged police excess against women MLAs demanding re-investigation of charges against RS Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the Suryanelli rape case.