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Kerala HC to take up bail plea of actor Dileep on Thursday

IANS  |  Kochi 

A single bench of the High on Monday posted the bail application of superstar Dileep for Thursday.

When the application came up before the court, the prosecution pointed out that it needed time to study the case, after which the decided to post it for Thursday.

The trial had denied bail to the actor on Saturday.

The superstar was arrested last Monday and was remanded to 14 days judicial custody for conspiring in the abduction and molestation of a popular actress, in February in Kochi.

The police on Monday also took statements from two legislators, Congress leader Anwar Sadath who is close friend of Dileep, and Mukesh - a CPI-M backed legislator.

"I answered all questions that were asked," said Sadath, who represents Aluva Assembly constituency from where Dileep hails.

Prime accused Pulsar Suni was the personal driver of Mukesh for a year, after which he was removed.

"I was asked about Suni," said Mukesh.

Suni and his accomplices were arrested a week after the incident.



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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 15:06 IST