Banker sacked for making 'derogatory remarks against Kathua girl'

Alonzo Simpson
April 15, 2018

According to reports, Vishnu comes from the family of local RSS and BJP leaders in Kerala, after he landed into the controversy, he deleted his Facebook account.

Kerala police on Saturday said they have registered a case against a person for offensive social media posts against the eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder victim. "Otherwise, she would have grown up and come back as a suicide bomber against India", Vishnu tweeted.

The man working as a branch Assistant Manager at a Kochi branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank was later identified as Vishnu Nandakumar.

Amid the outrages, the Kotak Mahindra Bank on Friday released a statement said that has terminated the services of Vishnu. As anger was brewing, Kotak Mahindra Bank announced that Vishnu Nandakumar had been sacked.

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They also added: "It is extremely disheartening to see such comments being made in the aftermath of such tragedy by anyone including an ex-employee".

Soon, Kotak Mahindra Bank issued a statement stating Nandakumar was sacked on "April 11 for poor performance". Congratulatory messages began pouring in immediately, with many also pointing out that it seemed the bank was reluctant to give away the real reason for the termination.

The eight-year-old girl from the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community had disappeared from near her house in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir on January 10.

Her attackers, which included temple official and policemen, drugged and gang raped her over days before finally killing her and dumping her body in forest nearby seven days later.

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