Cuttack (Orissa), Jan 19 (PTI) In a new development in the nun 'rape' case in Kandhamal district, three persons named in the police record today withdrew their anticipatory bail application from the Orissa High Court.
Fakir Mohan Das, Dhruva Charan Das and Hrushikesh Das decided not to pursue their cases for anticipatory bail after realising that their applications would be rejected by the high court.
Earlier, the court had rejected the anticipatory bail applications of three other accused.
The nun who lodged an FIR at Baliguda police station had alleged that she was raped at K Nuagaon during the Orissa bandh on August 25.
The nun had identified two persons, allegedly involved, during a Test Identification Parade (TIP) at a jail here on January 5.