As it happened: Strauss-Kahn Bail hearing

Key points

  • Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is released from house arrest and bail money is returned after a brief hearing. His passport is still held by the US government
  • Charges of attempted rape and sexual abuse against Mr Strauss-Kahn remain
  • He continues to insist that he is innocent of all accusations against him
  • Media reports suggest law enforcement officials have serious doubts about the credibility of the woman who accuses him of rape
  • The woman's lawyer says though his client may have made some "mistakes", she is still a rape victim
  • The district attorney, responding to criticism of his office by the prosecution's lawyer, says he is committed "to the truth and to the facts"
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Strauss-Kahn case

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