Kochi: The trial of the case of attacking the actress has been stayed by the high court. The trial was adjourned till Friday after the actress filed a petition seeking transfer of the trial court in the case. The government had also given an affidavit that the trial court failed to record the statements of the actress and witnesses should change the court in the case.
In the light of all this, the High Court has clarified in the interim order. The assaulted actress was cross-examined and harassed for hours. When the accused told another actress in court that he would kill her, she denied it as hearsay. The affidavit submitted by the government to the court said that the trial court was not ready to record the statements of the actress and the witness. The court did not intervene despite trying to influence Manju Warrier, a key witness in the case, with his daughter and tried to influence to change the statement.The trial court allowed the actress to ask questions in a way that portrayed her badly. The government told the high court in its affidavit that the trial court should be changed because of all this. According to the petition, the trial was held in a manner that insulted even the witnesses and many witnesses refused to appear in court for fear of giving a statement.