Kochi: Rape case was registered against three Congress MLAs in connection with the solar scam. Case was registered against Hibi Eden, Adoor Prakash and AP Anilkumar. Crime branch registered FIR against them and submitted at the court. The action was taken on the complaint filed by a woman alleging the leaders sexually abused her offering help to start solar industry.
The FIR was submitted at the court in Kochi, where cases against public representatives are considered. It is to be noted that the case comes in the wake of Lok Sabha elections.
The woman was arrested in 2013 in connection with the solar case. The controversial solar case was during the reign of Oommen Chandy government. After the investigations, crime branch registered the case against MLAs. Adoor Prakash and AP Anilkumar were ministers in the Chandy government.
Hibi Eden is being considered for Ernakulam constituency and Anilkumar for Alappuzha constituency in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.