Kochi, February 3: A man created a flutter when he poured black motor oil on the car of a Kerala High Court judge here, while staging a protest demanding a fair probe into the disappearance of his relative since 2018.
However, he was taken away from the spot by the security personnel posted at the court premises, news agency PTI reported.
The accused identified as R Raghunath was protesting outside the court complex holding a placard seeking justice for his relative Jasna Mariya James, who went missing from her home in Pathanamthitta district in 2018, police said. The man threw discarded motor oil on the car of Justice V Shircy as soon as it entered the premises this morning.
The man was nabbed and was being questioned, they said.
Jasna, a 20-year-old college student had gone missing from her home at Vechoochira in Pathanamthitta on March 21, 2018. A 15-member special investigation team was formed to trace the young woman. The state police had also announced a reward of Rs five lakh for those providing information about the woman.