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Last Updated: Tuesday, 8 February, 2005, 17:15 GMT
Rock star Doherty freed from jail
Pete Doherty
Pete Doherty now fronts the band Babyshambles
Musician Pete Doherty has been released from jail on bail after four nights.

The singer was freed after his manager took a banker's draft for the remaining 100,000 bail to Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, London, on Tuesday.

The ex-Libertines star, 25, and fellow musician Alan Wass, 23, were charged with robbery and blackmail after a fracas at a London hotel on Wednesday.

The pair must appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on 21 February. Mr Doherty must observe a curfew while on bail.

He will not be able to leave his house between 2200 and 0700 every night - and must be accompanied by a security guard or his manager if he goes out at any other time.

Drug rehabilitation

Mr Doherty will be allowed to go to a drug rehabilitation centre, but must surrender his passport and report to a police station every day.

EMI, which has a publishing contract with Mr Doherty, had already paid 50,000 towards his bail bond, but a further 100,000 was required.

Mr Wass was able to meet his bail conditions earlier and was released on Friday.

Mr Doherty is accused of assaulting a documentary-maker. Both Mr Doherty and Mr Wass have publicly denied the charges.

Mr Doherty left The Libertines at the end of June 2004, but continued performing with his band Babyshambles and has since started a relationship with model Kate Moss.


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