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High Court Grants Bail for Actor Dileep

In Kerala, News
October 03, 2017

KOCHI:
Kerala High Court granted bail for actor Dileep, who was arrested in connection with sexual assault and attack on a South Indian actress. Dileep was released from Aluva sub jail by evening. A huge crowd of Dileep’s supporters gathered in front of the jail during his release and given a reception. Dileep was granted bail after a remand of 85 days in Aluva sub jail. He was granted bail on the condition that his passport has to be surrounded at the magistrate court, Rs one lakh to be remitted as surety at court and two personal securities.
This is for the third time that Dileep is approaching the High Court for bail. There was stiff opposition from the prosecution on granting bail for him.
Earlier, the bail application moved by actor Dileep was not considered by the High Court as there was no changes in any circumstances regarding the case. Angamaly magistrate court also rejected the bail application of actor Dileep twice.
Granting bail, the High Court said that there was substantial change in the circumstances and could be given relief on stringent conditions. The court also said tha the accused should not try to influence the witnesses in the case/
Earlier, when Dileep approached High Court for bail, the Court said that that prima facie there is evidence against Dileep in the case sheet will be completed soon. It is observed that the accused could influence the witnesses if he was granted bail.
The anticipatory bail plea of actress Kavya Madhavan was not considered by the High Court as the police gave an undertaking that she will not be arrested. Meanwhile, the anticipatory bail application of director Nadhirshah has been postponed to October 4. Nadhirshah was summoned for questioning in connection with the attack on South Indian actress.
Actress Kavya Madhavan moved the High Court for for anticipatory bail following the possibility of an arrest when the investigation reaches the final stage. Kavya Madhavan in her bail application pointed out that she had cooperated with the investigation team during the probe.
Pulsar Suni the first accused in the case of plotting abduction and sexual assault revealed that the ‘Madam’ who is connected with the case is Kavya Madhavan. Suni made this revelation when he was brought before the Ernakulam CJM court in connection with another case.
Earlier, Kavya had repeatedly denied having any known Suni. Kavya reportedly confessed to the police that Suni had called Dileep from her phone and that she had given Rs 25,000 to Suni as per the actor’s instructions.