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Sexual assault case: Bail granted to accused Kerala priest

ANI | Updated: Jul 25, 2018 14:55 IST

<p>Kochi (Kerala) [India], July 25 (ANI): The <a href="/search?query=Kerala High Court">Kerala High Court</a> on Wednesday granted conditional bail to Malankara Orthodox Church priest Father Job Mathew, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman.<br />The bail was granted on the condition that he will surrender his passport and appear before the investigating officer twice a week.<br />Father Mathew moved to the High Court this week after a Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in <a href="/search?query=Thiruvalla ">Thiruvalla </a>rejected his bail application.<br />In June, the Crime Branch registered a case against four priests of the church for allegedly sexually assaulting the woman in <a href="/search?query=Kottayam">Kottayam</a>.<br />One of the four priests surrendered on July 12. (ANI)</p>
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