Will Malayalam actor Dileep's bail plea be cancelled?

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The prosecution in the assault case against the actor alleges he tried to influence a witness.


Published: Mon 14 Sep 2020, 11:27 AM

Last updated: Mon 14 Sep 2020, 1:43 PM

The prosecution in the actor attack case (a popular south Indian actress was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted by a gang at the behest of Malayalam actor Dileep in February 2017) has approached a special court in Kochi seeking to cancel the bail plea of Dileep, who is an accused.

The prosecution alleged in the application, which seeking cancellation of bail plea that Dileep tried to influence a witness in the case, which is a violation of bail conditions.

The prosecution counsel's plea will be considered by the court on Tuesday. Trial proceedings in the case are presently underway and witness examination is being held. The hearing of the case had resumed at the end of June after an interval due to Covid-19.

Following this, the special court judge moved the Supreme Court seeking six months of time to complete the court procedures. Dileep was arrested in connection with the case in July 2017 and after being lodged in jail for several weeks, he secured bail.

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