Mumbai, Aug 28: A Mumbai court has transferred the Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja rape case to fast track court on Thursday, Aug 27.
Chief Public Prosecutor RV Keni said, "Presently, his (Shiney's) bail application is pending before a Sessions court and will come up for hearing on Friday, Aug 28. Thereafter, it will be known when this trial will be taken up before the fast track court (in Sewri)."
Keni said he expected that the trial will start in the fast track court by Sep-end and would be completed within two weeks.
"There are some two dozen witnesses lined up but we (the prosecution) may not (need) to examine them all," he said.
"The hearings in the fast track court would be conducted on a day-to-day basis," Keni added.
The judicial custody of Shiney was upto Aug 13, later extended till Aug 27. His lawyer, Shrikant Shivade, filed a bail application that will come up for hearing on Friday, Aug 28.