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Kerala News Highlights: Kerala to receive rainfall for next 2 days; IMD issues yellow alert in 3 districts

Kerala News Highlights: Kerala to receive rainfall for next 2 days; IMD issues yellow alert in 3 districts

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First Published Jan 4, 2024, 8:19 AM IST

4:50 pm: Fake POCSO case filed against youth in Kasaragod after he backed out of marriage

A fake POCSO case was registered against a young businessman in Kasaragod. The youth complained to the district police chief and the IG that a group including a lawyer and the police was behind it. The man said that when he backed out of a marriage knowing that the girl was a minor, her family targeted him. The family of the girl tried to extort Rs 15 lakh from the youth over a fake case.


4:18 pm: Transport Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar assures smooth pilgrimage to Sabarimala during Makaravilakku

Transport Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar assures a smooth pilgrimage to Sabarimala Makaravilakku this year, ensuring an adequate number of KSRTC buses. He emphasizes instructing the police not to block pilgrim buses and considers the inconvenience caused when buses are obstructed in remote areas. The minister urges police to prioritize the smooth flow of pilgrim transportation.


3:24 pm: Malaikottai Vaaliban release: Mohanlal fans to organise special shows in Thiruvananthapuram

The Malayalam film "Malaikottai Vaaliban," featuring Mohanlal, has generated significant anticipation, with fans planning celebrations ahead of its release. The movie is directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery. Vaaliban will premiere in theatres all across the world on January 25, 2024. The fans of Mohanlal are organizing special fan shows, adding to the overall enthusiasm surrounding the film.
 


2:41 pm: 1.5-year-old killed by throwing into well in Thiruvananthapuram

A one-and-a-half-year-old boy was killed by being thrown into a well in Kattakkada, Thiruvananthapuram. The child's mother's sister threw the child into the well. The accused, Manju, was taken into custody by the police. The police said that Manju is undergoing treatment for a mental illness.


2:00pm:  Woman who was detained for wearing black dress at CM's event demands compensation

 A woman was detained by the police for wearing a black churidar on the way when the Nava Kerala Sadas Bus passed. Archana, a native of Thalavoor was detained by the police. Archana alleged that the police detained her because her husband was a BJP leader. She also said that her husband's mother who was with her was also taken into custody. Archana told Asianet News that she had experienced great mental stress during the interrogation hours. She has approached the High Court demanding compensation by stating that her fundamental rights have been violated.


1:15 pm: Case filed against 12 social media accounts for sending death threats to DCP 

 The police have initiated an investigation into twelve social media accounts related to threats against the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) who strangled the neck of a KSU worker attempting to show the Chief Minister a black flag during the Nava Kerala Sadas.


12:37 pm: High Court granted 10 days for PG Manu to surrender over sexual harassment case

The High Court has allowed 10 days for PG Manu to surrender in the rape case. The court had earlier rejected the anticipatory bail plea of ​​former government pleader PG Manu, who is accused in the sexual harassment case. The Supreme Court has been approached, but the court granted ten days on a petition seeking more time to surrender as the case was not listed. In the meantime, if the Supreme Court does not consider the anticipatory bail plea, PG Man will have to surrender.


12:20 pm: 4 students, driver injured as monkey throws coconut at the school bus in Bathery

Four students and a driver were injured after a monkey threw a coconut on top of a running bus in Bather. The students of Bathery Ideal English Medium School were injured. The children sought treatment at a hospital in Bathery City and the driver at a private hospital in Meenangadi


12:07 pm: Woman detained for over 7 Hours for wearing black dress during Nava Kerala Sadas bus passing

 A woman was detained by the police for wearing a black churidar on the way when the Nava Kerala Sadas Bus passed. Archana, a native of Thalavoor was detained by the police. Archana alleged that the police detained her because her husband was a BJP leader. She also said that her husband's mother who was with her was also taken into custody. Archana told Asianet News that she had experienced great mental stress during the interrogation hours. She has approached the High Court demanding compensation by stating that her fundamental rights have been violated.


11:46 am: Shahana Suicide case: CPO of Kadakkal police station suspended

The CPO Nawaz of Kadakkal Police Station was suspended for helping the accused in the case of Shahana's suicide. 


11:30 am: Clash erupts between Congress and BJP workers in Thrissur

The youth congress conducted a protest near the stage where Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a road show. The clash erupted between Congress and BJP members.


11:00 am: IMD issues yellow alert in 3 districts today

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in three districts, including Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasaragod, due to cyclonic pressure over the Arabian Sea. Kerala will receive heavy rainfall for the next 2 days.


10:47 am: 62-year-old arrested in Malappuram on charges of Kappa

A 62-year-old man was arrested in Malappuram on charges of Kappa. Jamal, a native of Southern Kuttur, was arrested. The police informed that there are many cases against him, including an attempt to murder. Five cases of ganja, one case of attempted murder, and one case of assault are pending against him. 


10:12 am: Kerala School Kalolsavam started today at Kollam

The 62nd Kerala School Kalolsavam started today at Kollam. CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the event.


10:00 am: Public prosecutors as mediators in POCSO cases? Report reveals disturbing trend

 According to an intelligence report, it has come to light that public prosecutors are acting as mediators to settle POCSO cases in state courts. This serious finding was discussed in detail in the ADGP-level meeting called by the Director of General Police (DGP) Shaik Darvesh Saheb. The state police chief directed the ADGP in charge of law and ordered M. R Ajith Kumar to look into every case pending before the court.

Read more: Kerala: Public prosecutors as mediators in POCSO cases? Report reveals disturbing trend


9:15 am: Man arrested for hacking his friend to death in Thiruvananthapuram

A young man hacked his friend to death in Thiruvananthapuram. Sujith, a native of Kamleswaram, died. Sujith's friend, Jayan, was taken into police custody. The police said that the reason behind the murder was an argument while drinking.


8:59 am: Migrant worker dies after tracker overturned into him in Chennithala

A young man died as the tractor overturned while preparing the ground in the 4th block of Chennithala yesterday. Ikramul Haq (28), a native of West Bengal, died. The accident occurred in the Kaitakandam field of the fourth block while plowing the land. The tractor's wheels got stuck in the mud, causing it to overturn. Ikramul Haq, the driver, fell headfirst into the mud, and the tractor subsequently toppled over, trapping him beneath it.


8:44 am: Kerala govt allows to provide money to Keltron for AI cameras

The state government decided to give Rs 9.39 crore to Keltron for installing AI cameras. Keltron has stopped sending the challan as the payment has stopped from the government. Asianet News reported the other day that Keltron had given a letter to the government stating that if there is no money, the control rooms will be stopped.


8:25 am: HC to consider petition filed by Mariyakutty over widow pension

 High Court will again consider the petition filed by Mariyakutty, a native of Adimali, questioning the suspension of the widow pension. The single bench has asked the state government to answer why the pension was not paid. The central government should also respond to the state government's allegation of non-receipt of central allocation. 
 


8:18 am: Kerala School Kalolsavam 2024 to start today at Kollam

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Kerala School Kalolsavam 2024 at 10 a.m. today in Kollam. Minister V Sivankutty will preside over the function, which will be held at the ashram grounds. Ministers KN Balagopal, K Rajan, J Chinchurani, KB Ganesh Kumar, PA Muhammad Riaz and actress Nikhila Vimal were the chief guests.

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