Kerala: Woman chops off godman’s genitals to resist rape, CM Vijayan commends her for showing courage

The minor told police that she had been subjected to frequent sexual abuse by the man for the last three years.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 20, 2017 5:57 pm
The Trivandrum medical college where he is admitted (Photo: Adnan Haleem/Wikimedia)

A woman, who has allegedly been continuously raped for several years by a man, chopped off his private parts to resist a recent sexual attack. The attacker was identified as 54-year-old Sreehari, also known by the name of Ganga Shashwatapada Swamy. He is a resident of an ashram in Kollam district of Kerala and has been admitted to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.

The woman told police that she had been subjected to frequent sexual abuse by the man for the last three years. She was a minor. When she came to know that he would make a move on her again on Friday, she got a knife and cut off his genitals to resist his attack. The attacker was later taken to the hospital by the girl’s family. A case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) has been registered against the man. The victim’s mother has been taken into police custody as well, as she is believed to have worked in connivance with the godman.

The victim got the backing of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan who commended her for showing courage. “It was a courageous step, no doubt about it,” he said.

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    Dr Mohsin Raza
    May 21, 2017 at 12:21 am
    Mohsin Raza Millions of men and women may be having consensual ual relations ,Any difference on certain issue,the audience on TOI network has granted mandate to girl to chop off the genitals of man,It amounts to taking law in hand The girl should be punished for demasculating Send Priest to me I will reconstruct his genital dr mohsinraza
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      Dr Mohsin Raza
      May 21, 2017 at 12:19 am
      Contd from previous posting is over 1000letters so i 2 instalments Adultery.—Whoever has ual intercourse with a person who is and whom he knows or has reason to believe to be the wife of another man, without the consent or connivance of that man, such ual intercourse not amounting to the offense of rape, is guilty of the offense of adultery, and shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both. In such case the wife shall not be punishable as an abettor. ” — Indian Kanoon Apr 29, 2010 • Consensual hetero ual relation between adults, ... Except adultery, cons
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        Dr Mohsin Raza
        May 21, 2017 at 12:18 am
        Mohsin Raza shared a link. 3 hrs SOCIALLY UN ACCEPTABLE BUT NOT A CRIME UNDER IPC 1.It was not a rape 2.It was not in self defense at all 3.It was not adultery by Priest..It has been a consensual with adult un married girl for 7 years SOCIALLY UN ACCEPTABLE BUT NOT A CRIME UNDER IPC Reference;Except adultery, consensual no offence ... - Times of India timesofindia diatimes › india › Except-adultery...
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          Pinna
          May 20, 2017 at 10:45 pm
          The news made my day ! And I w heatedly support Kerala Chief Minister when he congratulates the courageous lady. Kudos from one and all. Though this is not the first time such a boisterous step has been initiated. One Lorena Bobbit performed the similar surgery in US and then the word "Bobbitised" was coined. The fact is crystal clear, when the lawmakers will not bring in stringent crimes, people themselves will resort to such acts and shame the law. The woman deserves a 'Bharat Ratna" for her bravery.
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            MoorthyPS
            May 20, 2017 at 11:51 pm
            Please note that one of the criteria for Bharat Ratna award is that the person should have utilised his/her talent to earn money and earned it substantially. That is why poor old MK hi could not get it while other two not-so-poor his got it. Here the 'poor' girl has no talent nor used it for earning money. She simply protected herself from the society. In the process, she took law into her own hands, which is punishable under Indian Penal Code. So she is going (most likely) to be punished under appropriate law so that she should learn not to repeat such things in future. Do not praise her. Pity her.
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            Jeevan Karkera
            May 20, 2017 at 10:31 pm
            She has become a role model for all the victims. Jai Bhavani. God. Protect her.
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              sanjeev bansal
              May 20, 2017 at 9:17 pm
              why dont govt enact a law like ci-cu-msc-ion compulsory in jews muslims - all ashrams all babas swamies gurus bapus precautionary chemical castration be made compulsory as celibacy is not possible scientifically it is hypocrisy underneath lies perversions like as@ram did with devotes
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                This.Is.Arya.Brahmin.Technology
                May 20, 2017 at 8:13 pm
                RSS should protest this dismemberment. This BOBBITIZATION is a VEDIK TECHNOLOGY PATENTED BY VEDIK ARYA-BRAHMINS. THIS TECHNOLOGY IS CLEARLY EXPLAINED IN SAMA(N)VEDA IN THE ANCIENT LANGUAGE OF SANSKRITI. SO THE BOTTOM LINE IS:ONLY ARYA-BRAHMINS HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE THE TECHNOLOGY AND ONLY ON BRAHMIN MALES. PROOF: THAT IS WHY SHRI BAGWAN BAGAWAT JI ASKS ALL BRAHMIN TO HAVE 5 CHILDREN-THROUGH OTHERS AT LEAST!
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                  Sudish Puthalat
                  May 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm
                  R u intellectually cir cised?
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                    rishi
                    May 20, 2017 at 8:54 pm
                    he is revea truth - no matter how obscene it is - yes do you know Ayonija - niyog in vedas is extramarital physical relation allowed by womens husband - read Vatsayana
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                    Kumar
                    May 20, 2017 at 11:37 pm
                    Your hitting at the right spot. psycho-Bra-hmins. Now we know what else cow gives to bra-hmins; milk, dung, and .
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                    Ismail Bambaikar
                    May 20, 2017 at 7:57 pm
                    celibacy is impossible and hypocracy.
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                      jignesh
                      May 20, 2017 at 8:11 pm
                      then what about mohan bhagwat ?
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                        This.Is.Arya.Brahmin.Technology
                        May 20, 2017 at 8:15 pm
                        Mohan Bagawat hasn't no DIK. That is why he is a Bachelor. Modi tried with a small one. After marriage he Foundation that he isn't impotent. So he took voluntary retirement!
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                      Vasudevan Venugopal
                      May 20, 2017 at 7:55 pm
                      Salute to the Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan who looked into the case in an unbiased manner and commended the girl's courage. I only request him to help the girl to settle down and continue her education to lead a honorable life in the society. One more request is that this kind of menace may be prevalent in many other Ashrams also, which should be found out and eradicated.
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                        Stephen Hasan
                        May 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm
                        Don"t call his as GOD MAN. Call hinm SATAN MAN
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                          Achoot
                          May 20, 2017 at 8:58 pm
                          Perverted hindu😷
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                          Manas Ranjan Mohapatra
                          May 20, 2017 at 7:41 pm
                          Ok first there should have a proof of rape happened. Otherwise all males loose their organ. This law will be grossly misused . Do not support it blindly. There should have 2 cases one for rape and another for grievious injury and investigate it impartially. Punish who ever gulty. (1. yesterday my neighbour's wife stole batteries from an accident truck on NH5. When owner argued she threatend to file a rape case against him. As he is already in mess he kept silent . As we also know her history my mother did not allow us to support him 2. My friend's sister who happened to married to our locality. Her husband worked in Gujrat. On his return she eloped with a s man leaving behind 2 sons with making huge hand loan and SSG loan. Her husband in double trouble he has to support his 2 sons as well as give back loan as he is being harassed by lenders ). My point is do not brush wole world with same color. Do not be blind. Law should be impartial.
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                            Lavrov
                            May 20, 2017 at 8:04 pm
                            Yes true. It is heavily misused in India.
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                              Sujatha Selvam
                              May 20, 2017 at 8:51 pm
                              Please have some sympathy towards this girl. Do not support the monsters of this society in anyway.
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                                Anita Jetmalani
                                May 22, 2017 at 11:17 pm
                                sympathy>? remember jasleen kaur?? who framed a innocent guy of abusing her and w media and people like you started supporting her "brave" move? later it came out the girl was guilty, to have some quick fame, she framed the boy. the problem in India is, media trial and social media justice without investigating the case thoroughly.
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                              Vasudevan Venugopal
                              May 20, 2017 at 7:02 pm
                              @Bikram Suri: You are not "Bikram Suri". In all probability you are one of those academically inadequate glib South Indian Brahmin boys who are incapable of landing a respectable job, whom I often see pandering to the passions and sucking up to the horny "Swamys" in these "Ashrams who have a roving eye for gullible women in the congregation. You will of course be getting a share in the spoils and a portion of plumpy perks. You will not lose any self respect, for you have to have some. Carry on. You can go to any extent.
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                                Anuradha Kalhan
                                May 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm
                                Beware, beware , beware these God men, these Devs, these so called Yogis and these eternal bachelors in the service of the nation. It very rare that these people are pure ascetics involved with experiments in pure upliftment and spirituality. Although they make appeals on the basis of religion ,purity and service.
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                                  Kg
                                  May 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm
                                  50 year old Maulvis doing Halala on victims of Triple T, negotiating with 'husbands' from inside mosques! For 1 lakh ruppees they would "sleep" with the victim for one night.Saw that on TV.
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                                    ABC
                                    May 20, 2017 at 6:59 pm
                                    If you want to see hala, go to Khahurao. Maulvis are seen doing Hala of your women folk and they are enjoying every tight nook and corner of her body
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                                      Kg
                                      May 20, 2017 at 7:42 pm
                                      Halala applies to Muslims, you are forgetting.
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                                        Kg
                                        May 20, 2017 at 7:44 pm
                                        I saw it on TV they were doing it only to the poor Muslim women victims of Triple T.
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                                          Lavrov
                                          May 20, 2017 at 8:15 pm
                                          It is shameful. But true.
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                                            Kg
                                            May 20, 2017 at 8:15 pm
                                            Maulvis doing halala to your women folk, victims of triple T, after negotiating with husband
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                                            Vasudevan Venugopal
                                            May 20, 2017 at 7:19 pm
                                            @Kg: Whatever you say may be true. By the way, you have forgotten to mention about "Mutah" marriages of Muslim girls to Arabs by Indian Muslims. But, do you mean to justify that because of that our godmen shoould indulge in all these heinous activities. Is it not enough that they had already ravished and pillaged millions of innocent downtrodden women already. Are you ignorant of the history or are you supporting them because you are one among them and you can partake in the spoils once this system stabilizes?
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                                              ABC
                                              May 20, 2017 at 9:21 pm
                                              Your were born from Halala. Ask your mother. I saw it in a MMS.
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                                                ABC
                                                May 20, 2017 at 9:24 pm
                                                This eunak KG is spreading all lies based on his imagination. He wants to drag Islam to justify his own acts. Perhaps he is the Goodman whose Lula is cut by the victim.
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                                                Bikram Suri
                                                May 20, 2017 at 5:32 pm
                                                What was the law student doing with the Swamy for the last 8 years. Was she taking Bhagwad Gita lessons from him? Was her mother & the girl pros utes and being paid money for in return of ual favors to the swamy? Was it consensual till now and then swamy refused to pay them?
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                                                  Ravishankar
                                                  May 20, 2017 at 5:48 pm
                                                  You seem to be an extremely insensitive, wicked person. Express your views to your sister, mother or daughter. Your tongue needs to be chopped off, you dirty imbecile
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                                                    Anita Jetmalani
                                                    May 22, 2017 at 11:20 pm
                                                    remember Jasleen Kaur? or rohtak girls? the girl who framed innocent guy and ruined their lives for quick fame and considered "brave" by people like you until the truth came out? the problem in india is jumping into conclusion without proper investigation, media trial and social media justice.
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                                                    P.C.Kulkarni
                                                    May 20, 2017 at 6:03 pm
                                                    Shame on people like you. What a sick mind
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                                                      Anita Jetmalani
                                                      May 22, 2017 at 11:22 pm
                                                      More than 60 of the rape cases are false in india. To extract money from poor indian families
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                                                      reena suri
                                                      May 20, 2017 at 6:25 pm
                                                      if you r criminal are you by birth if yes then what were you doing 9 months in womb of you mother taking GITA lessons and if u r mother knew in advance like hari why she not aborted you
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                                                        jignesh
                                                        May 20, 2017 at 6:31 pm
                                                        @ BIKRAM SURI you seem to be a P-I-M-P supplying women to srihari - and now crying as your business shut down and u wl be arrested - run fast dirty chaddi
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                                                          babla
                                                          May 20, 2017 at 5:10 pm
                                                          Good lesson to all Babas, Sadhus, Moulvis, Pastors who are abusing women and children under the cover of pious mask. Na rahe baans Na baje baansoori
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                                                            babla
                                                            May 20, 2017 at 5:19 pm
                                                            The mother of the girl is more dirty and a big partner in the crime. She must be taken around the town with black colour on her face and a old shoes garland around her neck before she gets her jail term. I spiit on her face. Thooo
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                                                              Vasudevan Venugopal
                                                              May 20, 2017 at 7:42 pm
                                                              @Babla: You are right; but it has to be found out under what cir stances/pressures the mother behaved as he did.
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                                                              raghu
                                                              May 20, 2017 at 5:25 pm
                                                              talk about current incidence here criminal is safron brahminist swami not any maula or pastor - get facts MR chaddi
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                                                              harish shinde
                                                              May 20, 2017 at 4:50 pm
                                                              BABA RAMDEV is openly seen exercising with actress shilpa shetty on screen - what is behind screen on can imagine
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                                                                nishant
                                                                May 20, 2017 at 4:48 pm
                                                                95 percent ashrams of india are ADDAS for raping women , money laundering, drug and women traffiking for flesh trade , control govts and politics as nearly 99 percent politicians are chelas of swamies like sri hari - one RADHASWAMY from north india is rich than ambani why cant he control govt
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                                                                  rammurthy`
                                                                  May 20, 2017 at 4:37 pm
                                                                  imagine if this criminal would have been dalit or muslim it would have been headlines in all papers channels for atleast two three days continously pla and many safronites then would have burnt houses of dalits muslims and one yogi would have called to rape dead muslim women from graves
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                                                                    dilnavas
                                                                    May 20, 2017 at 4:11 pm
                                                                    Wow beautiful news. The god man must be shown to public and Govt. of India must declare NATIONAL BRAVERY AWARD TO THIS GIRL.
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                                                                      nishant
                                                                      May 20, 2017 at 4:39 pm
                                                                      ridiculous you are you feel beautiful then go and collect the private parts in and keep in your home museum
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