Indirectly backing the Kerala law student's defence mechanism against the godman, Andhra Pradesh Women Commission chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari suggested that all women should carry knives for their safety. 

Justifying chopping off a man's genital by a woman if he tries to rape her, Rajakumari further said that women should be prepared to use the knife in self defence. She said this when she visited KG Hospital in Vizag city to meet a victim of gangrape, which took place near the Tajangi area under Chintapalle mandal in Vizag Agency on May 20.

Rajkumari said that eight youngsters who had raped two tribal girls, when they had taken shelter in a school during heavy rains, will be brought to justice. She also promised that the TD government will make all possible efforts to get the accused punished and that there would have been no problem if the woman had chopped off their genitals.The two tribal girls, accompanied by two male friends from the tribal village of Lambasingi in Chintapalli mandal on Saturday evening. 

According to a police report, "They thrashed the male friends and took away their mobile phones and locked them in one room. The culprits then dragged one girl to a bathroom and another to another room and allegedly gang raped them. They have identified two persons—Porabu Varun and L Nagendra. Varun is the son of Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency chairman of TDP Porabu Angad Rao. The girls and their two friends have said that they would be able to identify the remaining six persons if produced before them. All the eight youths belong to nearby villages and are absconding from their homes. We have sent out teams to nab these eight persons and they may be picked up by tonight."