A Popular south cinema actor was allegedly abducted in Kerala’s Kochi town and molested by a five-member gang who took pictures and videos before letting her off, police said on Saturday.
Antony, 24, who is in custody, told police that Suni offered him a due share for cooperating with the abduction.Martin was remanded to 14-day judicial custody by the Kalamassery Magistrate on Sunday evening.Kochi: Interrogation of the three accused who have been arrested for the abduction and sexual assault of a mainstream actor revealed on Sunday that a seven-member gang had conspired a month ago to blackmail and extort money from her. “We cannot share further details now.” The investigation team, which arrested the actor’s driver Martin Antony on Saturday, picked up ‘Vadival’ Salim, a native of Alappuzha, and Pradeep, a native of Kannur, from their hideout in Coimbatore on Sunday by tracing their mobile phones.“The interrogation revealed that a conspiracy was hatched to blackmail the actor and extort money,” Ernakulam (Rural) district police chief A. The duo, former roommates of the gang leader ‘Pulsar’ Suni, told the investigation team that the latter had planned to extort Rs 30 lakh from the actor using videos of the “molestation” bid and offered money to them for their “help”.More than the movie itself,it is famous for the romantic duet Immense respect for Bharthan and Padmarajan for making this movie when such a concept was not even talked freely in the society.
The movie is about a teenager Pappu and his fascinations about the next door girl Rathi who is older than him.Indu gets a job in the town as a college lecturer and moves from the village.Meanwhile, Vinod,played by Prathap Pothen, is a spoiled brat student in the college and he falls in love with Indu. Right from heartfelt childhood reminiscences to crazy ‘buddy’ fun, we have it all in our films.With brilliant and unconventional depictions of college ties, gangster pals, platonic intimacies and inspirational bonds, our filmmakers have never failed to surprise us with their takes on this simple yet complex emotion.The gang forcibly boarded her car when it stopped near a traffic signal and molested her for almost two hours inside the vehicle, police said.