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Actress Assault Case :More Time Only If Trial Judge Asks : Supreme Court

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Monday Jan 24, 2022

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday fell short of allowing extended time for trial in the actress assault case. In the state government plea seeking more time following  new developments, . the apex court said the matter was left to the trial judge to decide.

The ruling was delivered by Bench comprising Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice CT Ravikumar. The Bench said the trial court may approach it with a report if there was added time.required.

With this the deadline for finishing the trial stands at February 16, a date directed by Supreme Court earlier.