Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Women’s Commission has registered a case against those who created and propogated abusive trolls in social media against three Muslim girls who performed in a flash mob in Malappuram.

Women’s Commission chairperson MC Josephine on Wednesday directed cyber police to initiate immediate action against those who had attacked the women in the social media and file a report.

“The abusive campaign in the social media against the girls was an insult to the state's culture. stern action would be taken against those indulging in such criminal acts,” said MC Josephine.

The Muslim girls from Malappuram faced abusive remarks on social media for dancing in a flash mob to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

The three students of a dental college were trolled for allegedly insulting Islam by publicly dancing at a traffic junction in Malappuram.

The women, wearing hijab and jeans, had performed 'Entammede Jimmikki Kammal' a popular number from a Mohanlal film. The video of the flash mob at the busy traffic junction had invited the wrath of a section of the Muslim community.

(With input from agencies)