Ice cream parlour case adjourned
The Kerala High Court today adjourned the 'ice cream parlour sex case' to January 29.
The case was relating to the allegation that the judges
were bribed in the case.
The trial court at Kozhikode had ordered to provide the
copies of documents of the case to the Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly and Senior CPI(M) Leader V S Achuthanandan. However, the state government had challenged this before the High Court.
The contention of the government was the case documents,
including case diary, cannot be given to anybody as per the
criminal procedure code.
However, Justice VK Mohanan recorded that Advocate
General K P Dandapani had expressed his inconvenience to
address the court today and hence the case was being
The case had been registered on the basis of alleged
disclosures made by Mr Rauf in 2011 that Mr Kunhalikutty had
asked several key witnesses in the Ice Cream Parlour sex
case to turn hostile and had offered them pecuniary benefits.
The scandal pertains to allegations that an ice cream
parlour in Kozhikode district was used as a cover for
running a sex racket in the late 1990s.