Since few months, the Malayalam film industry has been in shock over the abduction and molestation case of an actress. Reportedly, in February this year, popular Malayalam actress was abducted and molested by a gang of six, who took pictures of the actress to blackmail her. The actress’ driver had been arrested on the same night whereas two of other accused were arrested in Coimbatore after two days. However, the major breakthrough in the case was when police arrested the main accused Pulsar Suni on February 23. Reportedly, the accused were charged under Sections 366 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) of IPC and Section 66 of the IT Act. However, many people don’t even know how this case took twist and turns and shocked the nation. Take a look
Pulsar Suni’s shocking revelation
According to main accused Pulsar Suni’s phone records, he had received a call from a leading producer of the industry on February 17 night. He spoke to six prominent persons from the industry on the day of the attack, as per a report by IANS. However, the phone number from which he received the call has been switched off since then.
Malayalam Superstar Dileep’s name in the case
After the arrest of Pulsar Suni, there were reports came in media that it was Malayalam superstar Dileep who had orchestrated the plan to abduct the actress. Later, this news became a full-blown controversy. Meanwhile, after knowing about his name coming up in the case, Dileep took to Facebook and slammed the media for falsely linking his name to the case. After the Facebook post, Dileep filed a complaint with the DGP. Moreover, on April 20, Dileep had alleged that he was blackmailed by a man, who claimed that he was a friend of the prime accused in the case.
Pulsar Suni’s letter to Dileep
This case took a drastic turn when Pulsar Suni, wrote a letter to Dileep in jail on April 12, in which he wrote, “Dileepetta, I am Suni. I am writing from jail. I am sending this letter with great difficulty. The man who brings this letter to you does not know anything about the case. He is just doing this for me. I had come to the shop in Kakkanad before I surrendered before the court in the case. I was told that everyone was in Aluva. I am writing to you now because I feel like my life has come to naught since I got tangled in the case.”
Twist after Dileep’s controversial statement
In June, actor Dileep made a controversial statement about the case in which blamed the victim as the reason behind the entire drama. According to a report in News Minute, Dileep had said that the actress and Pulsar Suni were friends, and had “gone around together” to Goa.
Investigation of Dileep and Nadirshah for 13 hours
Some audio clips were leaked on the internet. In the 13 hours of investigation, Nadirshah’ revealed that he had received a call from Vishnu, asked him to tell Dileep to give Rs 1.5 crore to abduct her.
However, after the interrogation, Dileep said, “I have given a detailed statement based on the complaint I filed. We also spoke in detail about the crime itself. Police is investigating the case in a proper manner. It is my requirement too that the truth comes out,” he told reporters.
AMMA supports Dileep
The Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) on June 29 expressed their support to the actor in this case and said that we are united on this issue. Moreover, Dileep also apologised in front of the Association for his controversial statement against the victim.
Raid on Kavya Madhavan’s business
Earlier in this month, Kavya Madhavan’s shop was raided by the police after Pulsar Suni mentioned her name in his letter. However, according to a report in Manorama Online, Pulsar Suni told the police that he deposited a memory card with photos of the kidnapped actress at Dileep’s wife Kavya Madhavan’s online boutique Laksyah in Kakkanad.
In another shocking twist that rocked the Malayalam Film Industry, Dileep got arrested on July 10. He was arrested for having a connection with the actress’ abduction and assault case on the charges of criminal conspiracy.
Dileep expelled from AMMA
After the arrest of Dileep, top actors of the Malayalam film industry met at AMMA General Secretary Mammootty’s residence in Kochi. Then, the group of actors’ took a collective decision to expel Dileep from the association on July 11.
Dileep’s alleged conspiracy against the actress
On July 13, reports have come that the actor allegedly wanted to assault the actress and get clicked her nude photos so that he can manipulate her. Police sources said they are investigating the allegation that Dileep offered a man Rs 1.5 crore in 2013 to attack the actress. She allegedly also wanted the assault recorded on video and her nude photographs clicked.