Malayalam actor molestation: NCW cracks whip, seeks report from DGP

The Commission has been taking strong action in the recent incidents of attacks against women in the state.

Published: 21st February 2017 01:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st February 2017 12:39 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the actor assault case shaking Kerala’s social fabric, the National Commission for Women on Monday sought a report from the state on the action taken thus far.

The Commission summoned State Police Chief Loknath Behera to review the ongoing probe into the abduction and sexual assault case of the actor. The police chief has been asked to submit the report before the Commission within a week.

“It is a shocking incident. We have asked for a report from the DGP. The investigation will be reviewed,” said Commission chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam.

It is learnt the Commission has already contacted director/actor Lal who assisted the actor to lodge a police complaint. “If necessary, we will visit the state to collect evidence,” she said.  The Commission has been taking strong action in the recent incidents of attacks against women in the state. NCW had intervened in the Jisha murder case. It had also collected evidence from the Law Academy Law College students and had also intervened in the moral policing incident at the University College.


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