The Malayalam industry has been mired in controversies since February 2017. It began with the shocking abduction fo a lead Malayalm actress. Several speculations were rife that a lead actor was involved in his shocking case. On july 20 the case took an explosive turn when Dileep, lead Malayalm actor was arrested for conspiring in the abduction and assault of the actress. He has been taken in to judicial custody for 14 days. His plea for bail has been dismissed as the police want to interrogate him further. He is currently now shifted to a sub-Jail in Aluva . Several celebs in the industry are shocked over the developments. It's a big blow to the industry.
This case has been going on for a few months. Here's how it all unfolded:
Abduction and Assualt: It was in February 2017, the Malayalam industry woke up to the shocking news of a top actress being abducted and molested in her own car while travelling form Trisshur to Kochi, A gang of six people, including her driver was behind this shocking act. She was later dumped outside the house of leading producer. Despite what she went through,the actress filed a complaint regarding the same. It was a few weeks ago, the case was brought to light because of a few shocking developments.
Dileep being allegedly blackmailed – The case took an interesting turn when an audio clip of Nadir Shah, Dileep‘s close friend being blackmailed started to do the rounds. In the audio, Sunil’s friend Vishnu allegedly called Nadir shah and Appunni and demanded a heft sum of money to stay quiet on the actor’s involvement in the case. Some reports suggest, that Vishnu had even told dileep and Nadir shah how he was offered a bigger of money to frame them. On April 20, The actor had filed a complaint in April stating that a man who claimed to be the friend of the prime accused had threatened him to cough up money. Soon after a letter addressed to Dileep, written by Pulsar Sunil surfaced online.
Pulsar Sunil’s letter to Dileep from jail surfaced online– He asked the actor to allegedly send a signal to let him know that he (dileep) hadn’t abandoned him (Sunil) He also mentioned how he had gone to Kakkanaad before he surrendered in court. He also stated that he had tried to get in touch with Nadir shah ( Dileep’s close friend) but there was no response. Here’s an excerpt from the letter – I am not bothered about myself but I have to secure the five people who trusted me and worked with with me. Many people are asking me why should I become a scapegoat. Had I revealed the name of the name of the person who put me on this job, even (the actress) would have apologized to me. Her people and your enemies are in contact with me. You could have at least sent an advocate to enquire about my condition. You did not do that. I had called up Nadhirshah to tell him some things. There was no response. You should know why I did not call you up. Just tell me what am I supposed to do. I don’t have to know if you should see me as a friend or foe. What I need is money. Also Read; Malayalam actress abduction case: Did Dileep know the main accused but lie about it?
13 hour uninterrupted interrogation: Several leaks and allegations later, Dileep and his close friends – Nadir Shah and Appunni were grilled for 13 hours regarding his relationship with the actress involved and whether he knew the Prime accused Pulsar Sunil. He denied knowing the prime accused.
The actress who was abducted reacts to Dileep’s statement against her – In an interview on TV, Dileep had gone to claim that the actress who was abducted and the prime accused were supposedly good friends and he has suggested that the actress be careful while choosing her friends. In reaction to this, the actress finally spoke up about the case and even went on state that she would sue the actor for alleging a relationship with the prime accused.
Kavya Madhavan’s shop, Laksyah, near Kakkanad was raided – There were two reasons for the raid – In Pulsar Sunil’s letter, the shop was mentioned. Also, when the gang involved was probed, they talked about the involvement of a woman who they referred to as Madam. As a result the police reportedly raided the shop for three hours. They looked into cash transactions and date entries of the last few months.
Dileep’s selfie with Pulsar Sunil -After denying knowing the prime accused, a selfie of the two surfaced online. This went on to prove that Sunil was present at Dileep’s Georgettan’s Pooram shoot. That’s when the police decided to summon Dileep and Nadir Shah for a second round of interrogation.
Shocking arrest: On July 10, Dileep was taken into judicial custody for 14 days. “Dileep has been arrested after prima facie evidence of a conspiracy in the case of a prominent actress from the state being kidnapped and molested.” stated a top police officer while taking to media
Actor expelled from AMMA - In response to the arrest, the actor has been expelled form the Association fo Malayalm movie artists. His primary membership has also been taken away. He has also been removed from the Exhibitor's organisation and the producer's organisation.
First day as prisoner 523 at Jail No. 2 in Aluva - Manorama Online describes Dileep's first day at Aluva Jail. He stayed along with three other inmates. He kept reiterating that eh was innocent while speaking with the police officials. He mostly kept to himself when in Jail.
Nadir Shah, Appunni, Kavya Madhavan questioned: As per the investigation, Dileep's close friend Nadir shah will be questioned again, The police state, as per reports on TOI, that Appunni has been missing ever since the interrogation. Police are looking into question Kavya Madhavan to know about her involvement in the case.
Fresh allegations about Dileep's involvement in Kalabhavan Mani's murder - Now fresh allegations have risen about Dileep's links in the Kalabhavan Mani's Murder. Reports suggest, Dileep and Kala Bhavan had collaborated for a land dealings but one such dealing caused a rift in their relationship.
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