Setting aside the order of a lower court, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has suggested that appropriate action be taken against the Judicial Magistrate of Manapparai for refusing remand of an accused on the "specious" reasoning that police did not have territorial jurisdiction in a woman harassment case.
In a shocking incident
never heard in Kerala, a Sub-Inspector in the district was
shot dead by an accused in a woman harassment case when the
official went to his house for the execution of a warrant,