Government action on Suryanelli case based on 'legal opinion'
Kerala government's actions on the Suryanelli gangrape case is based on the legal opinion it has received so far, home minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said here today.
In a brief talk with media persons here, he sought to know why those seeking its re-investigation into the case, allegedly involving Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P Jkurien, were insisting that a case be registered and added that those wishing to take legal action were free to approach the court.
As home minister, his stand was "impartial", he said. The case relates to a 16-year-old girl who was abducted in 1996 and taken to to various places and sexually exploited.