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Sabarimala Row: Kerala Actor Booked for 'Women Must be Ripped Apart' Remark

Facing condemnation over his remark, actor Kollam Thulashi had later claimed that he made it in an emotional state of mind and expressed regret.

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Updated:October 14, 2018, 6:29 PM IST
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Sabarimala Row: Kerala Actor Booked for 'Women Must be Ripped Apart' Remark
Malayalam actor Kollam Thulashi . (Twitter/ANI)
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Kollam (Kerala): Malayalam actor Kollam Thulashi has been booked by the Kerala Police for his controversial remarks against women during a NDA protest meeting over the Sabarimala Temple issue, police said on Sunday.

Addressing the protesters in Kollam on Friday, Thulashi, a BJP supporter, had allegedly said, “Women in the restricted age group who visit the Lord Ayyappa Temple should be ripped apart.”

An FIR was registered on Saturday against Thulashi under several sections of the IPC. He was booked on a complaint from local DYFI leader Rateesh, police said.

Facing condemnation over his remark, the actor later had claimed that he made it in an emotional state of mind and expressed regret.

The BJP-led NDA had organised the protest against the LDF government's decision not to file a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala Temple by lifting the ban on those between 10-50 years.

The state has been rocked by protests by Congress, BJP and Hindu outfits against the government's move to implement the apex court order.

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