Mumbai: The Mumbai Dindoshi sessions court on Thursday adjourned the anticipatory bail plea of rape accused Binoy Vinodini Balakrishnan to Monday. Earlier, Mumbai Police stated that Binoy would be arrested if he is not granted bail. The court also asked the police not to arrest Binoy till Monday.

CPI(M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's oldest son Binoy Vinodini Balakrishnan, has been accused of rape by a former bar dancer. On June 13, 33-year-old woman filed a complaint stating that Binoy raped her on the fake promise of marrying her. Her complaint also stated that Binoy had been sexually assaulting her for over 10 years (2008-2018) and that she has an 8-year-old child of whom Binoy is the father.

The victim also presented fresh evidence against Binoy before the media. The victim produced the birth certificate of her son, in which Binoy is listed as the father. Meanwhile, along with the birth certificate of her son, the former bar dancer also produced her passport and bank details, which has Binoy named as her husband.

Binoy’s father, CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, said that neither he nor his party would protect the accused.

Kodiyeri also denied allegations that his family was contacted by the 33-year-old woman, who registered the complaint with Mumbai Police. The CPI(M) leader said that he did not know the whereabouts of Binoy.

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, who spoke to media for the first time since the controversy erupted a few days ago, said he has not seen his son in the last few days.