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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Congress legislator M Vincent, who is arrested on the charges of sexual harassment and stalking of a 51-year-old woman who attempted suicide being take away by police in Thiruvananthapuram on July 22, 2017. (Photo: IANS) by .
Kerala Congress legislator M Vincent (IANS)

Congress legislator M. Vincent who represents the Kovalam assembly constituency in Kerala got obtained conditional bail after he was arrested on July 22 for allegedly sexually harassing and stalking a 51-year-old woman…reports Asian Lite News

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Congress legislator M Vincent, who is arrested on the charges of sexual harassment and stalking of a 51-year-old woman who attempted suicide being take away by police in Thiruvananthapuram on July 22, 2017. (Photo: IANS) by .
Kerala Congress legislator M Vincent (IANS)

The Thiruvananthapuram Principal Sessions Court granted the bail to the legislator on the condition that he would not enter the ward where the complainant resides and was warned not to try to influence the case in any manner.

Vincent, a first-time legislator, represents the Kovalam assembly constituency. He was arrested on July 22.

After the trial court rejected his bail last month, he approached the Thiruvananthapuram District Court but could not obtain the bail.

This is the first time a legislator in Kerala has been arrested for sexual harassment and the Congress-led Opposition had accused the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), and its leaders of framing him.