New Delhi, February 28: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the plea of the law student to transfer the rape case against former union minister Swami Chinmayanand from Uttar Pradesh court to Delhi court.
Senior advocate Collin Gonsalves, representing the complainant woman, submitted before the bench that the women apprehended a threat to her life in Uttar Pradesh, hence pleads for the transfer of the trial to Delhi.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea on 2 March. The bench also comprising of justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant asked Gonsalves to approach the administration for seeking police protection. Gonsalves, however, said that a gunman has been given to her by the UP Police for her security.