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Actor Dileep granted bail with strict conditions


Kochi : In a relief for Malayalam actor Dileep, behind bars for 85 days in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of a South Indian actress, the Kerala High court on Tuesday granted him bail but with stringent conditions. Justice Sunil Thomas said he should not tamper with evidence.

Dileep should surrender his passport, deposit a bail bond of Rs one lakh and two solvent sureties for the like amount besides appear before investigating officers as and when required, the court said.

This was the fifth time that Dileep approached a court for bail. The court also said he should not influence or threaten the victim or witness by any means including words expressed through print and electronic media.