MLA Eldhose Kunnappilly reached his house here on Friday. After getting anticipatory bail in the woman assault case.
The Perumbavoor MLA, who had gone incommunicado after being accused of rape. Stated that he was innocent and that he will prove it in court.
MLA told that. “I haven’t harmed a single person. I will prove my innocence in court. You can lay any charge on me. Full belief in the court”.
“I was not absconding. Present in front of the court. My anticipatory bail application was with the court. I will appear before the court tomorrow,” he added.
The Additional Sessions Court granted anticipatory bail to Kunnappilly on Thursday. He has directed by the court to appear before the investigating officer on Saturday.
Explanation of MLA
Kunnappilly informed the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) leadership. Which had sought an explanation from the MLA, that he was innocent and the case was fabricated.
“She introduced herself as an employee of a PR agency. Later, we became friends. I have not harmed her physically. The only aim behind this false complaint is to break me politically,” stated the letter.
The defendant’s lawyer had argued in court that. The complainant has filed cases against several others in the past as well.
In his letter to KPCC, Eldhose laid out the details of the case against the complainant. And pleaded that the committee hears his side of the story. Before taking any action about his suspension.
The assessment of the party leadership is that there’s been a failure on the part of Eldhose.
KPCC president K Sudhakaran has ordered an investigation into the issue. A call on his continuance would take. After holding consultations with senior leaders.
It was on September 28 that the woman. A teacher residing in Pettah filed an assault complaint against Kunnappilly. But, the registration of the case delayed as the MLA and even the police, as the woman claims, tried to settle the case.
She alleges that Kunnappilly had at one point even offered her Rs 30 lakh to withdraw the complaint.