Actor Dileep Granted Bail by Kerala HC In Actress Abduction Case

Malayalam actor Dileep had been arrested in connection with the abduction of an actress in February. 

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Malayalam actor Dileep, who was arrested in July for the kidnapping and abduction of an actress, has been granted bail by the Kerala High Court.

He spent 86 days in judicial custody at the Aluva sub-jail. Dileep had submitted five bail applications, of which three were in the Kerala High Court. This was his fifth application, which has been approved.

The Kerala Police had voiced confidence in July that it had enough evidence to nail superstar Dileep in the alleged abduction and molestation of a popular actress in February this year.

His wife, actress Kavya Madhavan, had applied for anticipatory bail at the Kerala High Court in September.

The prime accused in the case, Pulsar Suni, and his accomplice were arrested a week after the actress was abducted on 17 February on her way from Thrissur to Kochi and dumped outside director Lal's residence.

Advocate Fenny Balakrishnan, who had earlier claimed that he was approached by two friends of Suni to secure bail for him, had mentioned something about the involvement of a madam in the case. The madam mentioned by them is believed to be Kavya Madhavan’s mother, Shyamala.

The police traced the conspiracy to Dileep and he was arrested. Ahead of Dileep's arrest, the police probe team had also questioned Kavya and her mother.

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