Dileep has the phone used to film Malayalam actress’s assault, say cops

Dileep is allegedly not cooperating with the ongoing investigation into the the kidnapping and alleged sexual assault of a popular Malayalam actress. Police have challenged his bail application, saying he was in the possession of a crucial evidence of the case.

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: July 15, 2017 12:08 pm
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The conspiracy plot behind the kidnapping and alleged sexual assault of a popular Malayalam actress has thickened with new details emerging from the police investigation. The police officials who objected to Malayalam superstar Dileep’s bail plea, have revealed that the actor has the mobile phones that contains the visuals of the actress’s assault.

According to Manorama News, Pulsar Suni, the main accused in the case, handed over the phone that was used to record the assault of the actress to Dileep through his lawyer Pratheesh Chacko. The police had revealed this information while challenging Dileep’s bail application,which comes up for the hearing on Saturday.

However, the cops are yet to secure the crucial piece of evidence, the mobile phone. It was also the main ground for the police to request for the extension of Dileep’s custody.

Police have also issued a notice to Pratheesh in order to question him in connection with the case. Dileep is currently in police custody as the court granted the officials’ request for the extension of his custody on Friday. The Judicial Magistrate Court in Angamaly let the police continue his investigation in their custody until 5 PM on Saturday following which it will hear Dileep’s bail plea.

Dileep was arrested last week for allegedly masterminding the attack on the actress, with whom he had shared screen space in many movies in the past. Their relationship soured due to personal differences. However, Dileep was not allegedly ready to let it go. He is accused of hiring Suni and his gang to attack and click pictures of her ordeal to serve his personal vendetta.

The survivor has expressed her shock reacting to Dileep’s arrest for conspiracy. “He (Dileep) says that he has been framed in the case. The need of the hour is that the truth should come out. If he is innocent, it should come out quickly and if not, even then the truth should come out fast. All are equal before law,” she said.

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    vinod
    Jul 15, 2017 at 6:31 pm
    I used to say that dileep is one the lucky person because he got two beautiful and well knon actresses in his life. But he spoiled his life own his own. What is the use of these huge money ? atleast you should have keep mum after marrying such a beautiful lady and you spoiled her life also. very bad.
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    RK
    Jul 15, 2017 at 5:40 pm
    I sincerely hope and wish that whoever has done wrong, whether the accused in committing this crime or if he is proven not guilty, the media and law enforcement agencies for the trial by media, harassment, wrongful detention and for maligning and trying to destroy a person's life without any evidence, must be severely punished by law as both are crimes of equal magnitude and deserve the same treatment. People of a state which boasts of 100 literacy, which is a proud achievement for India, must demonstrate that they are truly an educated lot and are not swayed blindly by media and that they are a fair community by allowing law to take its course and and the guilty be determined by our judiciary.
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    Chand
    Jul 15, 2017 at 4:48 pm
    The Police may find it difficult to piece together strong evidences as the plotting to destroy the actress image started a few years ago. There are instances in the past where the culprits escaped punishment due to weak circumstantial evidences. The wealthy and manipulative actor Dileep is known to have influences in several quarters including politicians and policemen and he would have managed to destroy some crucial evidences. He has also hired a high profile lawyer for defending his case. In Malayalam industry, for every Prithviraj there are a dozen Dileeps and this is the curse of the once respected film industry.
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    abhijeet sardhana
    Jul 15, 2017 at 12:59 pm
    one more criminal bRAWmin exposed after it is in their genes - cant help
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