Vijay has been directed by the court to pay a bond of Rs 5 lakh. The police have been directed to grant bail in case of arrest.
Kochi: Actor-producer Vijay Babu has been granted anticipatory bail after a month-long legal battle with the prosecution. The Kerala High Court granted conditional bail and restricted the actor from travelling out of Kerala. He was also asked to cooperate with the probe agency and not to influence any witnesses relating to the case. He has to appear for questioning for seven days continuously from June 27.
Further, the actor is refrained from contacting the survivor. Vijay has been directed by the court to pay a bond of Rs 5 lakh. The police have been directed to grant bail in case of arrest.
Earlier, the actor had left for Dubai at the time when his former colleague alleged sexual assault. He stayed abroad for almost a month while his lawyer applied for anticipatory bail in two cases registered by the Kerala Police – for sexual assault and revealing the identity of the survivor