- RTI activist Navas urges the police to file a case against the woman for causing injury to the godman
- The complainant also questions why didn't the woman - a law student - file a police complaint earlier
- Navas also asks the officials to probe all recent financial transactions involving the woman
- Swami Gangeshananda was bobbited by the 23-year-old in Pettah, Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday
The Thiruvananthapuram police headquarters has reportedly received a written complaint, asking the DGP to take stern action against the woman who chopped off a godman's genitals for trying to rape her.
RTI activist Navas, in his complaint, urges police officials to file a case against the woman for "causing grievous injury" to godman Sreehari. The complainant also questions why didn't the woman - a law student - file a police complaint or take any other action all these years, if the godman has been abusing her for such a long time.
Navas also asks the officials to probe the political influence in the incident and all financial transactions involving the woman during the last few months.
Senior officials at the police department had earlier revealed that cases under several sections of the IPC can be filed against the woman, even without a complaint. In fact, the Pettah Circle Inspector had filed a case against the woman on the day of the incident but it was dropped after IG Manoj Abraham intervened.
Godman Sreehari aka Swami Gangeshananda, was bobbited by the 23-year-old woman in Pettah near Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday, in an incident that shocked the country. The woman had claimed that Sreehari, who had been frequenting her house to perform pujas to bring relief to her bed-ridden father, has been sexually abusing her for seven years.
After the incident, politicians, celebrities, activists and the general public, including Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, came out defending the woman's actions and offered their support to her. The CM said the girl’s action was truly brave. and that she would get all possible support from the Kerala government.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:32 PM IST