Not manhandled anyone, MLA Eldhose Kunnapilllil rubbishes woman's complaint

Eldhose Kunnappilly

Kochi: Perumbavoor MLA Eldhose Kunnapilllil repudiated the allegations raised by a woman in her complaint to the police. In the complaint, the woman who is a teacher alleged that the MLA had slapped her at Kovalam. Reacting to the incident, the MLA said that he will legally confront the case. However, he abstained from replying whether he had gone to Kovalam or know the teacher, who raised allegations against him.

“Let the police investigate the case. There is no need to respond when the probe is underway. I have not attacked anyone,” said the MLA. He informed that he had not seen the complaint and the police have not summoned him for inquiry.

The complaint received by the city police commissioner in Thiruvananthapuram read that the MLA, who is a friend of the complainant, beat her following a verbal spat at Kovalam. The complainant is a teacher at a private school. The complaint had been handed over to the Kovalam police circle and the woman was directed to give details regarding the incident. However, no action was followed as the woman refrained from giving statements. Further actions will proceed only after receiving the statements of the complainant, said the police.

The complaint noted that the incident pertaining to the case happened in September.

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