Justice V J Arun made the observations while granting bail to Thrissur native Sunny Thomas, who is accused of deliberately ramming his truck on to a High Court car that was parked by the National Highway at Vaniyampara.
The state government had said that the Kuthiran tunnel would be completed by December 31, 2019. The deadline was later moved to March 31, 2020. Then came the COVID-19 lockdown. There has been no work on the tunnel for 10 months now.