Kochi: Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested here on today (Monday) evening in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of an actor in Kochi in February this year.
The actor was apprehended following a probe into the conspiracy angle in the case after the arrest of the prime accused Sunil Kumar aka Pulsar Suni. The office of the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan confirmed the actor’s arrest.
Mr Dileep was taken into custody in the morning and is presently lodged at the Aluva Police Club.
The police had earlier found that Pulsar Suni had contacted filmmaker Nadirshah, Dileep’s close friend, over the phone from the jail on at least three occasions.
Dileep and Kavya Madhavan Wedding Photo