Malayalam film actor Dileep has approached the High Court of Kerala, seeking modification of his bail condition. The actor has sought for release of his passport to enable him to travel abroad to take part in the inaugural function of his concern ‘De puttu’ in Dubai later this month. The actor had surrendered his passport before the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Angamaly, in compliance with the bail conditions imposed by the high court in its order dated 03/10/2017.
Dileep is the 11th accused in the actress molestation case. He was arrested on 10/07/2017. His earlier two bail applications were dismissed by the high court on 24/07/2017 and 29/08/2017, respectively. You may read the earlier LiveLaw story on this context here.
The actor was finally granted bail with conditions by the high court on 03/10/2017.
In the application filed seeking modification of his bail conditions, the actor has now sought for release of his passport from Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Angamaly. The actor has sought release of his passport to enable him to travel to Dubai, to take part in the inauguration of his concern ‘De puttu’ on 28/11/2017. In the petition that has been filed in the context it has been averred as follows: “The opening of restaurant ‘De puttu’ in Dubai has been tentatively fixed for 28/11/2017. It is essential for the petitioner to be present at the time of inauguration, especially for the business promotion of his hotel. Petitioner wishes to be in Dubai in connection with the opening of the restaurant ‘De Puttu’ for a period of four days to one week. Petitioner therefore requires his passport for his travel out of India. It is therefore necessary to direct the Judicial First Class Magistrate’s Court, Angamaly, to release the passport of the petitioner to him”.