Raji, a 14 year school girl was sold to the sex racket by her aunt and was taken to different places and rapped by many. She developed AIDS and died. She was cremated. Weeks after her death, Raji’s mother Susan approached Santhwanam for help to get Raji’s ornaments back, which was taken by one of the criminals in the sex racket. Listening to Susan about the inhuman torture Raji endured from the sex racket Annie Babu went to the Police with Susan and reported the episode.
The police said that nothing could be done as the body was cremated. Annie gave the news to the media. The police intervened and 8 people were arrested. Susan,, a poor daily labourer received Rs 2,00,000 from the chief minister as compensation. After 8 years 6 of the culprits were punished by the court for 5 to 7 years imprisonment.