Malayalam actress assault case: Pulsar Suni was in touch with Dileep’s manager, called Nadhirshah thrice from jail, say reports

The new revelation in the case suggests that Pulsar Suni had contacted Dileep's close aide through various mobile numbers several times between November last year and February 2017. Dileep and Nadhirshah may be questioned again by police. Kavya Madhavan's boutique raided.

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: July 3, 2017 7:18 pm
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Investigation into the abduction and alleged sexual assault of a popular Malayalam actor has deepened with a new revelation. While earlier, it was thought Pulsar Suni, the main accused in the case, attacked the helpless actor in a moving car for money, he later added a twist to the investigation by claiming that he committed the crime at the behest of some industry insiders. Actor Dileep and his close friends have been accused of masterminding the attack against the actor.

The new revelation in the case suggests that Suni had contacted Dileep’s close aide through various mobile numbers several times between November last year and February 2017. The female actor in question was held hostage and molested inside her car by Suni and his team on February 17 this year. Police are probing the four mobile numbers that were contacted by Suni before the crime took place.

“The police are trying to identify the owners of these numbers. Interestingly, soon after Suni called to these numbers, the owners called Dileep’s manager, Appunni. The manager has also called back to these four numbers,” Manorama News reported.

This comes at the backdrop of another revelation that suggests Suni called director Nadhirshah at least three times from the jail. According to a Mathrubhumi report, Jinson, co-prisoner of Suni, told a court, “Suni called Nadhirshah and Appunni continuously for three days. I also heard Suni saying over the phone that he handed over some item at ‘Lakshya.’ Suni had said that he had many other deals with Dileep and Nadhirshah.”

Last week, the investigating team had carried out a search at Lakshya, a boutique, which is owned by Dileep’s wife Kavya Madhavan. According to reports, Suni had revealed that the memory-card containing videos and pictures of the actor taken during the assault was allegedly kept at the store. The police officers are trying to verify his statement and even seized CCTV visuals and a few documents during the raid from the store as part of the investigation.

Dileep and Nadhirshah may also be called again for the second round of questioning by the police. According to reports, the police have found some discrepancies in their statements related to Suni’s alleged blackmail phone call and a letter that he sent from the jail. Last week, police questioned the actor and director for nearly 13 hours at the Aluva Police Club. While Dileep maintained he ‘discussed’ the details of the complaint that he filed against Suni, the police team had contradicted his statement saying he was questioned as part of the ongoing investigation into the assault case.

The investigation into the sensational case returned under spotlight recently after a letter, which was allegedly written by Suni to Dileep, had surfaced. The Malayalam channels also aired recordings of Suni’s alleged blackmail call to Dileep’s close aide. Dileep had filed a police complaint on April 20 but reportedly the police did not file a case based on it.

Dileep had also maintained that he had never met Suni but a selfie taken by a fan with the actor, has placed Suni at the shooting spot of Georgettan’s Pooram (Dileep’s film).

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    Abey
    Jul 4, 2017 at 5:49 pm
    Dilip is finished as far as acting is concerned. His involvement is a foregone conclusion and he got trapped while playing over-smart. However, he will get away with minimum punishment but people will never pardon him. Mukesh, Ganesh Kumar and Innocent are not fit to be in public life and even political parties will abandon them if they can gauge people's mood.
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      Chand
      Jul 3, 2017 at 10:32 pm
      The once respected Malayalam film industry is now full of unholy alliances with money power, stardom and unhealthy compe ion ruling the show. One hope the ongoing police investigation will expose the culprits and the suspects as per press reports include the leading actor Dileep who grew up as an assistant on the film sets.
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        Vijayalakshmi Menon
        Jul 3, 2017 at 8:40 pm
        Pulsar Suni is known to be a hardcore criminal.His behaviour with the abducted actress is unpardonable.Perhaps he is trying to save himself by implicating others.The truth must be found out by honest investigation.
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          Indian
          Jul 3, 2017 at 8:15 pm
          If a FAMOUS and POPULAR ACTRESS faces SE-XU-AL HARASSMENT and CPM led LDF cannot get to the bottom of the matter, Mrs BRINDA KARAT should resign from CPM or the HOME MINISTER CM of Kerala Mr Vijayan should resign. ................. And all the TOP IPS OFFICERS of Kerala should be FORCED to RETIRE.
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            Ravindran Nair
            Jul 3, 2017 at 7:38 pm
            Whoever may be the culprit should placed under the bars and severe punishment should be given.
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              Ria
              Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm
              Thank god manju warrier divorced this Son of a bitxh.he went on to marry his young lover kavya madhavan. How can a guy who has a teenaged daughter do this to a fellow actress in the industry. He should be stoned in public.
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                Satnair
                Jul 3, 2017 at 7:16 pm
                So you are convinced that he's the culprit. What if its someone else after investigations?
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                  Thomas
                  Jul 3, 2017 at 10:18 pm
                  lot of facts till now point to him and nadirshah involvement including body language. but the lead player will not be caught definitely....as usual using politicians the whole case will be diverted or kept on somebody elses head
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