Kerala actor Dileep arrested on conspiracy charge in actress attack

During the probe into the conspiracy, Dileep had maintained that he was not linked to the attack on the actress. The Association of Malayalam Movies Artists (AMMA) had rally behind the beleaguered actor, who is a leading actor in the film industry.

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: July 11, 2017 7:43 am
Dileep arrested, dileep, actress abduction case, bhavana case, kerala news, nadershah, pulsar suni Last week, police had questioned Dileep and film director Nadirsha for 13 hours in connection with the probe. (File photo)

Prominent Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested on Monday in connection with the conspiracy behind the case pertaining to the abduction and sexual assault of a leading actress in February this year. Last week, police had questioned Dileep and film director Nadirsha for 13 hours in connection with the probe. Subsequently, police had raided business premises of his wife Kavya Madhavan.

Police said they took Dileep into custody on Monday morning and his arrest was recorded in the evening. The conspiracy behind the attack was hatched several years back and it was in the second attempt that the actress was attacked in the late night of February 19 in a moving car near Kochi.

The police had charge-sheeted the supari gang, which had attacked the actress, in April this year. Last month, police reopened the conspiracy behind the attack following the expose of a letter purportedly written by the gang leader Sunil Kumar alias Pulsar Suni to Dileep seeking financial aid. In the meantime, Dileep too had complained to police that he was being blackmailed by Sunil Kumar seeking money.

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During the probe into the conspiracy, Dileep had maintained that he was not linked to the attack on the actress. The Association of Malayalam Movies Artists (AMMA) had rally behind the beleaguered actor, who is a leading actor in the film industry.

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    Mahee
    Jul 12, 2017 at 10:41 am
    A third rated criminal minded shameless follow. Should be in jail for the rest of his life.
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      Bindu
      Jul 11, 2017 at 6:28 pm
      A victim of ual assault read this out in a court of law which I felt was so true in the assault case on an actress. You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today, the damage is done, no one can undo it. And now we both have a choice. We can let this destroy us, I can remain angry and hurt and you can be in denial, or we can face it head on, I accept the pain, you accept the punishment, and we move on.” Just wish Dileep reads this and accepts the punishment and be more responsible towards society, being a Father of a daughter, a Husband of two and not the least a Son. It is very sad to see that assault arranger gets far greater support and less is seen for the victim despite being part of the same fraternity. Hope everyone understands that Rape is one of the most appalling things that one human being can do to another and yet there is no other crime about which our society is so hesitant about. Our Gods own country.
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      1. Suresh padmanabhan
        Jul 11, 2017 at 1:40 pm
        I hope this case does not go the Govindsamy way ,strictest punishment irrespective of position or power should be administered. We had a great opinion of innocent as a man he too proved to fall from our opinion ..... .no one is innocent in this field I hate to remind myself when these are on judgement panels
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          RVS valliyayi
          Jul 11, 2017 at 10:30 am
          ദിലീപ് എന്ന നടന്റെ വളർച്ചയിൽ ഹൃദയം നുറുങ്ങിയ ചിലരുടെ മുതലെടുപ്പ് . സത്യം വെളിവാകട്ടേ ,എന്നിട്ടു മതി വ്യക്‌തി ഹത്യ . മറ്റുള്ളവരുടെ ജീവിതത്തിൽ കേറി അവരുടെ ജീവിതം തുലച്ചു , അതു പോരാഞ്ഞു ഇപ്പൊ എന്നെ തട്ടിക്കൊണ്ടുപോയി അതു ചെയുതു ഇതു ചെയ്തു എന്നു പറയുന്ന നടി എങ്ങുപോയി ,മീഡിയാക്‌ മുന്നിൽ വന്നു പറയട്ടെ അവർക്കു എന്താണ് ആവശ്യമെന്നു , മഞ്ജുവാര്യരെ നല്ലവളാക്കാൻ കിട്ടിയ അവസരം , കാവ്യക്ക് ഒരു തിരിച്ചടിയും .സ്വന്തം വായിൽ കുത്തി മണപ്പിക്കുന്ന രീതി ആണെന്നേ ഇതിൽ നിന്നു മനസ്സിലാവുന്നുള്ളു . ദിലീപ്, നാദിർഷ കൂട്ടുകെട്ട് വളരാനുള്ളതാണ് . അല്ലാതെ തളരാനുള്ളതല്ല .
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            Purushan
            Jul 11, 2017 at 6:48 am
            Now he will join BJP.
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              SubbuI
              Jul 11, 2017 at 7:24 am
              YES, Absolutely true
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                Purushan
                Jul 11, 2017 at 7:40 am
                So true lol
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