Malayalam actor Dileep has been arrested on Monday in connection with the actor abduction case. He was arrested by evening of Monday after he was taken into custody by the investigation team earlier on the day.
Last week, Kerala DGP Loknath Behera has hinted that an arrest is most likely in the high profile case of an actress being abducted and attacked in Kochi.
Behra said that the investigation is going on in the right path and there is nothing to hesitate about it. The probe team has made early in roads into the case and it is only after confirming evidences that an arrest could be made in the case. He also said that there is no issue with probe team and the team is well moving cohesively.
Main acccused in the case, Pulsar Suni, in the intitial stages of the case, said to police that he had abducted the actress for money. But it was later revealed a conspiracy angle in the case. The probe team could pin all the claims made by Suni later. It was an alleged letter written by the accused to actor Dileep which was leaked to the media once again brought back the attention to the case.
The probe team questioned actor Dileep, his manager Appunni and director Nadirshah for long hours. Many of the doubts that are significantly hanged on the three were asked by the police. However, the police have found certain discrepancies in the evidence given by the three. Back then, the probe team has hinted that the three would be called for a second round of questioning to ward off the doubts.
The kidnapping case turned even murkiers after the channels flashed leaked out pictures of actor Dileep in his shooting sight with Pulsar Suni's presence found.
The latest pics came at a time Dileep has disowned Pulsar Suni having any connection with him. He even said to police that he had no clue Suni was.