Weinstein released on $1 mn bail over rape, abuse charges

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Weinstein released on $1 mn bail over rape, abuse charges

New York: Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein has been released on $1 million bail after being charged with rape and sexual abuse. Weinstein, 66, also agreed to wear a GPS tracker and to surrender his passport after turning himself in to police on Friday, reports bbc.com. He pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and third-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree at his arraignment. More than 70 women have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct although the charges relate to only two of them. Some allegations date back decades.