In her petition, the woman actor sought a change of court saying that she had lost faith in the trial court judge.
Kochi: The Kerala High Court dismissed a petition moved by the survivor in the actor sexual assault case in which actor Dileep is an accused , seeking transfer of the case to the Special Additional Sessions Court from the Ernakulam District and Sessions Court.
In her petition, the woman actor sought a change of court saying that she had lost faith in the trial court judge. She contended that the transfer of the case from the Special Court to the Sessions Court was without jurisdiction and against the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code,
The survivior sought the transfer of the trial to any other criminal court of equal or superior jurisdiction.
The Supreme Court had earlier directed that the trial proceedings in the case be completed before January 31, 2023.