Declining to drop charges into minor girl rape case, a sessions court on Monday, told Panjim MLA Antassio Monserate to face trial into the matter. Speaking to media persons after the hearing, Monserate told reporters that he would approach the High court seeking directions to the session court to concluded trial as soon as possible.
Monserate said that “Verdict from court on was on expected lines. We are hanging for almost 4 years now. We are going to face the trial here. We basically are going to high court to expedite the matter”.
In 2016, a minor girl had accused Monserrate of rape.