A case has been registered by the police towards Kerala BJP President, Okay Surendran, in connection along with his alleged derogatory remarks towards girls CPI(M) leaders.
The case was registered towards him on the criticism by CPI(M) chief and former MP C S Sujatha, police stated.
An FIR below sections 354 A (sexual harassment) and 509 (phrase, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a lady) of the IPC has been registered at Cantonment police station, they stated.
Whereas the offence below part 354 A carries a most punishment of 1 12 months jail time period, the one below part 509 gives for a most of three years imprisonment.
Okay Surendran, throughout a Mahila Morcha occasion organised in Thrissur on Sunday, had courted controversy by allegedly making derogatory remarks involving physique shaming and racism towards girls leaders of the CPI(M).
The BJP state president’s feedback have been condemned by each the CPI(M) and the Congress celebration.
The Left celebration had termed his remarks as “misogynistic”.
Chief of Opposition, V D Satheesan, had condemned Okay Surendran’s remarks and sought an apology.
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