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2 Kerala priests gets anticipatory bail in forgery case

IANS  |  Kochi 

Two senior Catholic priests attached to the in on Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in the fake document case against

The two priests -- and -- were being questioned for the past one week for allegedly forging document against the in order to defame him.

The police team investigating the case, last month questioned a few Catholic priests and based on their statements, arrested Aditiyan, an

It was after Aditiyan's custodial interrogation that the police turned towards the two priests for questioning. The police was pushing for the custody but on Tuesday, the Ernakulam granted them bail.

The prosecution now plans to approach the High Court against the decision.

The has not yet commented on the case.



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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 15:20 IST