Malayalam actress assault case: Actor Edavela Babu questioned, Pulsar Suni denied bail
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) that has been investigating the abduction and molestation of a popular Malayalam actress, is now reportedly questioning Malayalam actor Edavela Babu, as reported by Manorama Online.
In another development, the bail plea of the prime accused, Pular Suni, was also rejected by the Angamaly Judicial First Class Magistrate Court. The prosecution contested his dismissal, stating that letting him out could hamper the pace of the investigation and that the accused might destroy some important evidence, such as a mobile phone and sim card, which has not been recovered yet.
This move comes soon after the Kerala High Court rejected Dileep's bail plea after it was found that there was enough evidence against the actor. The actor's wife, Kavya Madhavan is also being questioned, as there are doubts about her involvement in the case.
Edavela Babu is currently the acting General Secretary of the Association of Malayalam Movie Actors (AMMA), a report in the New Indian Express mentions. According to the same report, the actor was called to the Aluva Police Club and interrogated for over an hour.
The police revealed that the interrogation was around the rehearsals of a show that had been conducted by AMMA in 2013. During this time, Dileep was allegedly conspiring against the survivor.
Babu was also asked to submit a dossier on the financial transactions that occurred between him and Dileep.
The Malayalam actress in question, who has worked in some Tamil and Telugu films, was abducted and molested inside her car for two hours by the accused, who had forced their way into the vehicle and later escaped.