THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In response to MLA Anwar Sadath’s criticism, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that attacks against women and children in Kerala are isolated incidents that opposing party leaders frequently politicize.
Pinarayi emphasized that the police are dedicated to ensuring the safety of women and children, preventing crimes against them, conducting thorough investigations into attacks, and apprehending and punishing the perpetrators. The Chief Minister asserted that the ongoing investigations are proceeding in the right direction.
He then mentioned that the Aluva East Police have initiated an investigation and taken action in the case of the abduction, rape, and murder of a girl in Aluva, and the accused in the Thirurangadi abduction case have also been arrested. The Chief Minister pointed out that strong actions have been taken by the police whenever such incidents occur in Kerala.
There are certain limitations in recording the details of migrant workers,” the Chief Minister stated. “There is no need to adjourn the House and discuss this,” he added. He further mentioned that such allegations are part of the opposition’s agenda to discredit the ruling party.
The Chief Minister made these statements in response to the criticism from opposition MLA Anwar Sadath, who claimed that ‘isolated incidents that shock Kerala are common. His remarks come amidst growing allegations that timely police intervention could have saved the five-year-old girl in Aluva. It is also reported that the Chief Minister became displease when questioned about the recent sexual attack in a KSRTC bus in Thiruvananthapuram, among other incidents.