In the light of SC’s direction to dispose of the case on or before Feb 4, 2021, Investigation Officer is ordered to take steps to resume trial on Nov 3, states Court Diary
The order was issued after special public prosecutor didn’t appear for proceedings.
The prosecution on Thursday requested the Additional Special Sessions Court in Kochi to adjourn the trial in the sensational actor abduction case.
When TNIE approached officials and lawyers from the prosecution side for comment, they refused.
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Dileep filed the petition last week. The court considered it on Monday and reserved its order for Wednesday.
After prolonged delay due to Covid-19 and the lockdown, trial in the 2017 actor abduction case will, in all likelihood, resume on June 22.
The court directed the prosecution to ensure that the victim is present in court on June 15.
The case came up for hearing on Thursday but the court posted it to May 27.
Currently, all the trial courts in the state have postponed its proceedings following an order of Kerala High Court in wake of the national lockdown declared.
The court decided to conduct a sitting on April 3 to decide when to restart the trial. The counsels of the accused including actor Dileep did not object to the postponement of the trial.
The prosecution decided to not examine Shyamala Madhavan, the mother of actor Kavya Madhavan and mother-in-law of Dileep, who is the eighth accused in the case.
In February, the CFSL report answering Dileep’s queries was handed over to him.
Manju who is the 11th witness in the actor abduction case reached the court in Kaloor at around 9.30 am. Actor Dileep, the eighth accused in the case, was also present in court.
The court will examine five witnesses, including a woman who had seen the accused persons after the incident, on Thursday.