Kerala High Court rejects anticipatory bail pleas of three priests in sexual assault

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court today dismissed the anticipatory bail applications of three priests of Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church accused of sexually assaulting a woman. The priests, Abraham Varghese alias Sony varghese, Job Mathew and Jaise K George, had approached the court soon after the Crime Branch wing of Kerala Police slapped rape charges against four [...]

Kerala High Court seeks govt reply on special court proposal

KOCHI: The High Court on Wednesday asked the state government whether there was a proposal to constitute a special court to conduct the trial in last year’s actor abduction and sexual assault case. The matter came up when the petition filed by the actor, who is the victim in the case, sought a directive to [...]

Kerala church sex scandal: High Court negates anticipatory bail plea of three priests

Kochi, July 11 (UNI) The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed anticipatory bail petitions filed by three priests, who have been booked by the police in connection with the alleged charges of exploiting a married woman by blackmailing her to reveal her confession secrets. The HC observed that their arrests could not be stopped as [...]

Kerala church sex scandal: Priests denied anticipatory bail by Kerala high court

KOCHI: The Kerala high court on Wednesday declined anticipatory bail to three priests of Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church who are accused of sexually abusing a 34-year-old married woman. One of the priests is accused of raping her by misusing confessional statement. Declining bail to the accused priests, justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V said in the order [...]

Kerala High Court rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of 3 priests accused of rape – Mid

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Kerala Malankara Orthodox church rape case: High Court rejects bail plea of 3 priests

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of three Orthodox priests who were charged of sexual assault and rape. The court observed that there is prima facie evidence against the priests and hence the investigation team should continue the probe. The Kerala Malankara Orthodox church rape case came to light after [...]

Kerala High Court fiat to Travancore Medical College- The New …

KOCHI: The High Court on Tuesday directed the Travancore Medical College in Kollam to admit the students for MBBS course in the state merit seat without insisting on a bank guarantee. The court also granted permission to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and the Admission Supervisory Committee to issue general orders directing all self-financing colleges [...]

Plea in Kerala HC seeking ban on political activities in schools …

KOCHI:A petition has been filed before the Kerala High Court seeking a directive to ban political activities in all schools and college campuses in the state in view of the recent murder of Abhimanyu, a student of Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam. The petitioner L S Ajoy, of Chengannur, submitted the state machinery had failed to control [...]

Varappuzha custodial death case: High Court turns down plea for CBI probe into custodial death

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court today turned down a plea for CBI probe into a case of custodial death, expressing satisfaction over the investigation by the state police in it. Justice K Abraham Mathew turned down the plea by the victim’s wife, concurring with the prosecution arguments that the police probe was on right track [...]

Kerala HC allows MBBS admission without bank guarantee – Times …

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday ordered for allowing a student to obtain MBBS admission without insisting for paying bank guarantee for the entire fee for the course. An interim order was issued by justice K Surendra Mohan after considering a petition filed by Navya Rajeev of Vattiyoorkavu in Thiruvananthapuram through advocate S Mohammed [...]

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