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Sexual harassment case: Congress MLA Vincent denied bail again

  • The prosecution once again expressed fear that if MLA M Vincent is given bail, he could harm the victim as he is an influential politician
  • This is the first time that a Kerala legislator has been arrested on charges of sexual harassment
  • Vincent and some Congress leaders have accused the ruling CPM and its leaders of framing him
Sexual harassment case Congress MLA Vincent denied bail again
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A Thiruvananthapuram court on Monday denied bail to Congress leader and Kovalam MLA M Vincent, who was arrested on charges of sexually harassing a woman.

The prosecution once again expressed fear that if Vincent is given bail, he could harm the victim as he is an influential politician. The district sessions court agreed with the observation and denied the bail.

Sexual harassment case: Court denies bail to Congress MLA Vincent

Vincent, a first-time legislator representing the Kovalam constituency, was arrested on July 22 on charges of stalking and sexual harassment and sent to 14 days judicial custody.

A trial court had earlier denied bail to the legislator last month, after which he had approached the district sessions court.

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This is the first time that a Kerala legislator has been arrested and remanded on charges of sexual harassment.

Vincent and some Congress leaders have accused the ruling CPM and its leaders of framing him. The issue is all set to reverberate in the Assembly, whose session began on Monday.
 

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