//Bail granted to accused in SME case

Bail granted to accused in SME case

Bail granted to accused in nursing student harasment case
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional bail to Renjith Varghese and S Shirin, accused in the SME Nursing Institute ragging and sexual harassment case.

Allowing the bail plea, Justice K. Padmanabhan Nair directed the first and the second accused to execute a bail bond for Rs 25,000 with two solvent sureties for likesum amount.

The judge also asked the accused not to enter the police station limits where the victim in the case was residing and not to go to the SME Nursing Institute, Gandhinagar, Kottayam or its hostel without prior permission of the Magistrate concerned.

The judge observed that the bail was granted taking into consideration the fact that they were students.