The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an anticipatory bail application filed by PG Manu, a former senior Government Pleader from Kerala who has been accused of rape [PG Manu vs State of Kerala and ors]..A bench of Justices Hrishikesh Roy and Prashant Kumar Mishra stated that if found no reason to interfere with an order of the Kerala High Court which had earlier dismissed the accused lawyer's anticipatory bail plea. .However, Manu was given ten more days to surrender."Heard learned counsel. We have perused the impugned judgment rejecting pre-arrest bail to the petitioner, and find no infirmity with the same. Appeal is, hence, dismissed ... The petitioner is given ten days' time from today to surrender. Matter to proceed as per judgment of the High Court," the top court directed..The Kerala High Court had dismissed the anticipatory bail application filed by Manu in December last year. It had clarified that if he surrenders within ten days, he should be produced before the concerned Magistrate Court, which is to then consider his bail application without undue delay.This led to the instant appeal by Manu before the apex court.The former senior Government Pleader is accused of having raped a woman who approached him for legal advice. The survivor alleged that he had raped her multiple times, including in his office in October 2023, and distributed private pictures of hers.Following reports of the registration of a criminal complaint in the matter, Manu resigned from the post of Government Pleader..Before the top court, Senior Advocate V Giri appeared for Manu. Senior Advocate Shobha Gupta appeared for the complainant.