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Sabarimala Temple case: BJP leader released on conditional bail

ANI  |  Ernakulam (Kerala) [India] 

The High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to (BJP) state K in case.

came under the judicial scrutiny for allegedly attacking a 52-year-old woman who had come to the Temple for offering prayers during the Chithira Atta Visesham. He was charged for blocking the victim, a resident of Thrissur area of the state.

The judicature today accepted Surendran's bail against a bond of Rs 2 lakh and also imposed a condition that he will not be allowed to enter Pathanamthitta district where the Temple is located till the submission of the final report.

In November, he was produced before a and remanded to 14-day judicial custody after he was charged with non-bailable offences.

On December 1, the Ranni turned down his petition seeking bail in the case.

is one of the most famous Hindu temples in It is managed by the

The and surrounding areas witnessed a string of protests recently over the Supreme Court's decision to quash restrictions on the entry of women between the ages of 10 and 50 into the holy shrine.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:01 IST