In a shocking development, an FIR was lodged against NBT Editor Robin D’cruz for sexually assaulting a Delhi based Malayali woman professional. He is presently the editor of the Malayalam department of National Book Trust, India (NBT). Rubin was earlier director of the Kerala State Institute of Children’s Literature. FIR was registered against Rubin at the Vasant Kunj North police station following the lady’s complaint and he is booked under Section 354 (assault on a woman) of the Indian Penal Code.
The woman who faced sexual assault from Rubin revealed this incident on Facebook. She said that she was invited by Rubin to his home for dinner but later ‘showed his true colours’. As per the complaint, the incident took place on October 2nd 2020. The complaint was lodged on 21st February 2021.
The woman also revealed that she underwent mental trauma after this incident. She also pointed fingers at the left-liberals who pretend to be the custodians of gender-equality and free speech. She said that many of the left-wing liberals are still supporting Rubin D’cruz even after her revelations.