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Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has Bail Set At $1 Million – ABC News

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 19, 2011

A New York judge set bail today at $1 million for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, just moments after a grand jury indicted the former IMF chief on seven counts of sexual assault against a hotel chamber maid.

In addition to the $1 million bail, the judge demanded that Strauss-Kahn post an additional $5 million insurance bond and that the French politician agree to house arrest and 24 hour monitoring.

As Strauss-Kahn left court for another night in jail, he blew kisses to his wife and daughter who were in the courtroom.

The grand jury, which heard testimony Wednesday from his accuser, a 32-year-old chamber maid, gave the go ahead for Strauss-Kahn to be tried for allegedly forcing the women to submit to oral and anal sex. He is also accused of attempted rape.


As the grand jury returned its indictment, Strauss-Kahn, 62, who was one of the most influential men in global finance before his arrest, shuffled into a courtroom in a gray suit to request bail.

The man who had been a contender to be the next president of France was deemed a flight risk and denied bail earlier this week. Since Monday, he has been in protective isolation and on suicide watch in a 11 foot by 13 foot cell at New York’s notorious Riker’s Island jail. 

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has Bail Set At $1 Million – ABC News.

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Dominique Strauss Kahn: IMF Chief On Suicide Watch In New York Jail

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 18, 2011

No idea whether he had other rape cases in his life, but this rape fully ruined his life.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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