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Bail hearing set for Thursday in IMF chief case

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The International Monetary Fund leader accused of trying to rape a hotel maid has a court hearing scheduled to seek his release on bail.

Benjamin Brafman is Dominique Strauss-Kahn's attorney. He says a hearing has been set for Thursday morning in Manhattan.

A court administrator says the hearing concerns a special application on behalf of Strauss-Kahn.

The French politician was arrested on Saturday and accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid at his penthouse suite at a hotel near Times Square. A judge held him without bail on Monday.

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