Dileep‘s judicial custody has now been extended to August 22, by The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Angamaly, states a Manorama report. As the judicial custody ended on August 8, the actor was produced before the magistrate via a video conference. Prior to this, the actor’s bail plea had been rejected by the High court stating the actor’s release could hamper the investigation as he had the power to influence the witnesses. Reportedly B Raman Pilla will be replacing Ramkumar as Dileep’s counsel.
In other news, his wife Kavya Madhavan has been interrogated by the police regarding her husband’s alleged involvement in the abduction and assault case of a Lead Malayalm actress. His manager, Appunni who had earlier absconded finally appeared before the police and offered vita; information. Reportedly, he confirmed that Dileep knew Pulsar Sunil.
On July 10, lead actor Dileep was arrested for his alleged involvement in the abduction and arrest of a lead Malayalm actress, base don a prime facie evidence. Since then, the actor has been located in Aluva Sub-jail. Some reports suggest, he has been keeping unwell, while some reports state he has been given luxury treatment in Jail. He has been expelled form the Association of Malayalam movie artists,
On February 17, the lead actress was abducted and assault by a gang of six men in her own car. Despite the threat she received, she filed a complaint, Since the police have been probing into the case. The case gained new importance when leaked letters written by Pulsar Sunil surfaced online, suggesting that Dileep was involved in the assault. Suspicions grew further, when a pic of Dileep with Pulsar Sunil got leaked online, soon after he denied knowing the main accused. Two interrogations later, the actor was arrested. Several in the industry have expressed shock. The actor then claimed that he was innocent and stated that he would prove his innocence