Suryanelli Rape Case

  • Suryanelli rape case: Main accused Dharmarajan gets life term 04-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Friday awarded life term to the main accused in the horrific Suryanelli gangrape case, whilst sentencing 23 other accused to varying terms of 4-13 years in jail. While announcing the quantum of punishment, the court said there was no reason to disbelieve the statement...
  • Kurien not an accused in Suryanelli gangrape case: Court 29-06-2013 02:07 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a major relief to PJ Kurien and a setback for the Suryanelli gangrape survivor, a Session Court ruled on Saturday that the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman will not be made an accused in the nearly two decade-old case. The court rejected the survivor's plea based on prime accused...
  • Suryanelli survivor seeks to implead in PIL against Kurien 11-06-2013 06:46 PM

    Kochi: The Suryanelli rape survivor on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to implead herself in the PIL which sought a direction for further investigation into the involvement of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien in the nearly two decade-old case. In her petition, the woman submitted that she...
  • Suryanelli case: Survivor allowed to choose prosecution lawyer 30-05-2013 10:22 PM

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Thursday permitted the victim in the Suryanelli sex scandal to engage a lawyer of her choice to assist prosecution in the appeals in the two decade old case. A division bench comprising Justices KT Sankaran and ML Joseph Francis, hearing appeals by the convicts in...
  • Suryanelli case: Convict retracts charge against Kurien 29-05-2013 06:32 PM

    Thodupuzha: In yet another twist to the nearly two-decade-old Suryanelli sex scandal, the lone convict in the case, Dharmarajan on Wednesday retracted his allegation that Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien was involved in the case. In an affidavit filed through his lawyer in the Sessions Court...
  • Suryanelli rape case: Court to hear survivor's plea against Kurien 29-05-2013 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: A district court will review the 1996 Suryanelli rape case on Wednesday. The case relates to the rape of a 16-year-old girl of Suryanelli in Idukki District. Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien faced a setback in the case after a sessions court in Kerala had issued a...
  • 17 years on, Suryanelli girl still awaits justice 13-04-2013 09:18 PM

    Kottayam: The Suryanelli girl goes to the office in the morning with her long, wavy hair neatly combed, tiny gold earrings glinting, packed lunch in hand, like a normal working woman in India. But once she leaves her front gate, she holds her body tight, with shoulders hunched and arms...