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Protest against ex-judge's remarks on Suryanelli victim

Posted on Feb 09, 11:05PM | UNI

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 : Women and youth activists in Kerala today protested against certain remarks made by Justice Mr R Basant on the Suryanelli rape case victim.

A television channel telecast a conversation with Justice R Basant, one of the judges of the Kerala High Court Bench that acquitted 35 accused in the case, causing widespread protest in the state.

Mr Justice Basant later claimed that it was a hidden camera operation.

Several organisations took out marches and burnt his effigy in protest against the remark that the girl was involved in child prostitution.