"I am against the decision to give them capital punishment
because it is not the right way to deal a crime with another crime.
Capital punishment itself is a judicially assisted murder," he told
"It is my bus, it is my capital. The girl is my sister and it is
my brother who has done it. I am ashamed," he said. The rape of the
paramedical student on December 16 on a moving bus has evoked anger
and nationwide protests for the past few days.
The protests took an ugly turn on Sunday (December 23) in Delhi
when hooligans and some political elements hijacked the peaceful
protests, resulting in violence and attacks on public property and
police, which retaliated with teargas and water cannons, leading to
injuries to persons on both sides.
Kamal Hassan was in Kochi for the audio release of his latest flick Vishwaroopam along with Pooja Kumar. The movie will be released on January 11. However, a day before the theatre release, the multilingual film will have a premier show on DTH.