South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Saturday April 5, 2014
She was just 16 when she was abducted and raped in different places in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. 18 years after the heinous assault, 24 of the 30 accused have been convicted.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday May 29, 2013
In yet another twist to the nearly two-decade-old Suryanelli sex scandal, the lone convict in the case, Dharmarajan on Wednesday retracted his allegation that Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien was involved in the case.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday March 4, 2013
The Kerala High Court today adjourned the hearing of the bail of the 17 accused in the Suryanelli gang-rape case to March 15 for the lack of appeals and records, which were to be received from the Supreme Court.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday March 2, 2013
A plea by a woman abducted and raped by 42 men in 1996 that Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson PJ Kurien was one of her assaulters and should be made an accused was rejected by a Kerala court today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 23, 2013
A new bench has been constituted by the Kerala High Court to hear the Suryanelli rape case. A division bench, comprising Justices KT Shankaran and ML Joseph Francis, would hear the bail pleas filed by some of the accused on Monday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 16, 2013
Leader of the opposition in the state assembly V.S. Achuthanandan on Saturday called on the Suryanelli sex case victim at her home near here.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday February 16, 2013
A Kottayam court today ordered Dharmarajan, a lawyer and the only man convicted in the 1996 Suryanelli rape case, to serve the life term handed to him in 2002 by a special court. Dharmarajan, who has been absconding since 2002, after he was granted bail, was arrested in Sagar in Karnataka yesterday and produced in court today.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday February 15, 2013
Dharmarajan, a lawyer and the only man convicted in the 1996 Suryanelli rape case, has been arrested in Karnataka and is being taken to neighbouring Kerala, where he will be produced in a Kottayam court.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 13, 2013
With the resurfacing of the Suryanelli sex scandal case, which has rocked Kerala off and on since 1996, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien has come under a cloud of suspicion again.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday February 12, 2013
Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan today told the state Assembly that a special police squad has been set up to track and arrest Dharmarajan, the only man among a group of 35 who was convicted in the Suryanelli rape case.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with agency inputs) | Tuesday February 12, 2013
The only man among a group of 35 who was convicted in the Suryanelli rape case has made a statement that could be pernicious for PJ Kurien, the Congress leader who is fighting allegations that he was among those who raped the 16-year-old school girl in 1996.