Malyalam actor Dileep granted bail in woman actor sexual assault case

04 October, 2017, 00:32 | Author: Julio Duncan
  • Actress abduction case Kerala HC grants bail to actor Dileep

Dileep and Kavya got married on November 25, 2016.

The fans distributed candies and flowers and garlanded a huge cut-out of the actor near the sub-jail.

In a major development in the Malayalam actress abduction and assault case, Dileep has been granted a bail today by the Kerala High Court.

In a short span of time, Dileep had also become a part of nearly all the associations in the Malayalam film industry and became a superstar who had quite a lot fan following. "He (Dileep) was kept in jail for 85 days, so that means the case against him was strong", Liberty Basheer said according to a report in The News Minute.

In February this year, a popular Malayalam actress was kidnapped and molested by a gang of six men, who reportedly took pictures of the actress to blackmail her.

Earlier in the day, the Kerala High Court granted him bail subject to strict conditions while allowing his bail petition. The bail though came with conditions that the actor has surrender his passport in seven days and also furnish a bond of of Rs one Lakh and a pledge to stay away from witnesses in the case. Finally, after almost spending three months in jail, the movie star will walk out.

The court has also warned Dileep against influencing any of the witnesses or any attempts to destroy any evidences, and has also asked the actor to appear before the investigating team whenever he's asked to.

Dileep was arrested on July 10 for his alleged involvement in the conspiracy surrounding the abduction and sexual assault of a woman actor in February.

Liberty Basheer, head of Theatre Owners Association, whose bitter relationship with Dileep is no secret, questioned as to why the actor's fans were celebrating.

Dileep had denied that he even knew Pulsar Suni.

The actors' fans and friends have crowded the premises of the prison to welcome him.

National Award-winning film editor Beena Paul was not surprised about Dileep being granted bail.


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