Actor Dileep has been granted bail by the Kerala High Court in connection with the abduction and sexual abuse of an actress in February this year in Kochi. This was his fifth plea for bail, and the third before the high court.
Malayalam actress molestation and abduction case: Actor Dileep granted bail by Kerala High Court
— ANI (@ANI) October 3, 2017
The 49-year-old actor was arrested on July 10 as part of the conspiracy behind the abduction of the actress in February this year. He was lodged at the Aluva sub-jail for the past 85 days. The police investigation report on the case is due for submission on Friday, October 6, before the court.
The court granted him bail under multiple conditions, including a bond of Rs 1 Lakh. His passport will be withheld by the court, and he has been strictly instructed to present himself before the court upon the demand of the investigation officers.
The actors’ fans and friends have crowded the premises of the prison to welcome him. According to television channels, the fans association of the actor are distributing sweets, and are even prepping for a road show. His latest release, Ramaleela, directed by Arun Gopi, released in the theatres on September 28, and is a commercial hit.