However, the Supreme Court's judgment also emphasized the need for an expedited trial process. The trial court has been directed to prioritize the case, with an assurance of full cooperation from all concerned parties.
Centre government has suspended senior IAS officer Jitendra Narain, accused of raping a woman in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the UT administration, while opposing Narain’s bail, said that the accused have “already tampered with evidence.”
Apart from Jitendra Narain, Labour Commissioner R L Rishi, a police inspector, and the homestay's owner have been named in the police case lodged in connection with the gang rape.