MLA Eldhose Kunnappillil gets interim bail in physical assault case

Eldhose Kunnapillil appears before city police commissioner in Thiruvananthapuram (File Photo) | Photo: ANI

Thiruvananthapuram: Additional District & Sessions Court – VII here on Thursday granted interim bail to MLA Eldhose Kunnappillil in the case over alleged physical assault on a woman, who raised sexual harassment allegations against him. The court has restricted the police from arresting the MLA until the final judgement on his plea.

Kunnappillil had approached the court seeking anticipatory bail in the physical assault case on Wednesday. In his plea, Kunnappillil had argued that the complainant may raise fresh allegations against him and the police will take action against him after summoning him for interrogation.

On October 20, a sessions court here granted anticipatory bail to Eldhose Kunnappilly in rape and attempt to murder case. While granting Kunnappilly relief, the court asked him to surrender his phone and passport to the police and to be present before the probe officer on Saturday.

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