Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn granted bail
The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been granted bail by a judge in a New York court, after being formally charged with trying to rape a hotel maid.
His bail conditions included 24-hour home detention, with an armed guard and electronic monitoring.
He will appear in court again on 6 June, when he will formally enter a plea. He has denied all the accusations against him.
Phil Lavelle reports.
20 May 2011
- From the section US & Canada