Addressing a Tamil Brahmins global meeting in Kochi on July 19, Justice Chitambaresh said: “Who is a Brahmin? A Brahmin is twice born, because of his poorva janma sukratham (good deeds of his past life)."
Quashing the rape case, Justice R Narayana Pisharadi in his recent judgement observed the circumstances of the case would show that the woman had given consent for intercourse on the promise made by the petitioner that he would marry her.
The petitioner, D Francis who claimed to be a member of an anti-corruption organisation, alleged that the chief minister spent Rs 93,295 for air-travel to the UAE in December 2016 and Rs 3,82,807 in connection with his US trip in July 2017.
Razak, who contested as an Independent backed by the CPI(M), had trumped MA Razak Master, a candidate of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), by just 573 votes in Koduvally in the 2016 Assembly elections.