Sooryanelli Rape: Kerala High Court stays adverse observation against ex-DGP for revealing details of survivor

A Division Bench stayed observations made by a single judge, who had opined that criminal proceedings may have to be initiated against the former DGP for revealing details about the survivor in his book, Nirbhayam.
Kerala High Court, Nirbhayam book cover
Kerala High Court, Nirbhayam book cover

A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court has stayed certain observations made by a single judge against a former Director General of Police (DGP) Siby Mathews for allegedly disclosing the identity of the survivor in the Sooryanelli rape case in his book, Nirbhayam [Siby Mathews v. KK Joshwa & Ors.].

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