October 2, 2020 four:12:26 am
The fast-track courtroom at Mapusa in Goa, which is listening to the rape case in opposition to Tarun Tejpal, has now issued bailable warrants in opposition to eight prosecution witnesses who embrace colleagues and family members of the sufferer.
The courtroom is on a deadline set by the Supreme Courtroom to complete the trial.
With the pandemic affecting the functioning of courts, the trial final heard the matter in March 2020 and the witnesses had been initially known as within the first week of September.
The bailable warrants had been issued on separate dates by means of this week, with the witnesses now anticipated to attend the listening to beginning October 6.
Earlier, the sufferer approached the Excessive Courtroom of Bombay at Goa after a bailable warrant was issued in opposition to her for not attending the listening to. The sufferer has cited well being considerations and problem to journey in the course of the pandemic.
The opposite witnesses have cited causes starting from costly flight tickets to unsafe travelling choices when summoned to look in particular person.
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