Allegation on attempt to settle Kundara case: Police give clean chit to minister AK Saseendran


‘Mathrubhumi News’ has accessed the report of DYSP, Sasthamkotta, submitted to the Kollam Rural SP.

AK Saseendran | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Kollam: The Kerala police said that transport minister A K Saseendran has not involved in the sexual harassment case in Kundara and that he did not ask to withdraw the case.

The report was prepared based on the complaint filed by a Youth League leader over the leaked phone call record in which the minister was allegedly vouching for an out of the court settlement in the case.

‘Mathrubhumi News’ has accessed the report of Sasthamkotta DYSP which was submitted to the Kollam Rural SP. The report stated that the police have sought legal advice.

Minister has not spoken to the survivor. He did not mention her name either in the telephone conversation with her father, the report stated.

Meanwhile, minister said that the government will not involve in the process. Law will take its own course, he added.

Minister A K Saseendran was dragged in to a controversy when his telephone conversation with an NCP worker in Kollam was leaked. The minister had asked the party worker to ‘amicably settle’ the sexual harassment case filed by his daughter against another party leader in the locality. NCP and CPM had backed Saseendran.

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