The High Court rejected the petition filed by Atijeevitha seeking transfer of the trial court in the case of assaulting T. The trial in the case is currently going on at the Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court. The high court observed that there was no urgent need to shift the trial from there. A bench headed by Justice Siyad Rahman rejected Atijeevitha’s plea.
In his petition, he had argued that he did not trust Judge Honey M Varghese. Actor Dileep had strongly opposed the petition. The hearing was held in a closed courtroom on the petition filed by Atijeeva seeking transfer of the trial court. A bench headed by Justice A.A. Siyad Rahman held a special sitting during the Onam holidays and heard the arguments.
Trial court judge Honey M. The survivor had already expressed disbelief in Varghese. A complaint was also lodged with the high court registrar.