Girls in Cinema Collective, an organisation working for ladies within the Malayalam cinema business, has sought motion from the regulation enforcement companies in Kerala on the current statements made by director Balachandra Kumar towards accused actor Dileep within the 2017 case of a Kerala actor’s kidnapping and sexual assault case, which is presently underneath trial.
Balachandra Kumar had on November 25 filed a criticism with the Chief Minister’s Workplace in Kerala, making scathing allegations towards Dileep, stating that he was a watch witness to key accused Pulsar Sunni being seen at accused Actor Dileep’s home. The complainant additionally alleges that Dileep had seen a video recording of the sexual assault of the kidnapped actress together with a bunch of others and has additionally offered excerpts of recorded audio conversations at Dileep’s home, together with alleged makes an attempt to affect key witnesses.
The prosecution on Wednesday moved the court docket searching for additional probe into the case based mostly on the scathing allegations and revelations by Balachandra Kumar.
Mr Kumar has additionally alleged that he was requested repeatedly to not point out seeing Pulsar Sunni with Dileep. Within the criticism to the Chief Minister’s workplace, the complainant has sought police safety for his life’s security and that of his household. A month for the reason that criticism to Chief Minister’s workplace, Balachandra Kumar took to chatting with the media.
A lady actor was allegedly kidnapped and sexually abused whereas travelling to Kochi for work in February 2017. The crime was allegedly additionally filmed by the accused. Malayalam film star Dileep, the eighth accused within the case, was arrested in July 2017 and launched two months in a while bail.
He was charged with conspiracy to abduct and molest the actress inside her automobile.
“Is the law-and-order equipment of our state trying into this key testimony from Mr Balachandra Kumar which has come out within the media lately? Do the actions alleged within the interview, quantity to unlawful actions like bribery and/or intimidation of essential witnesses?” Girls In Cinema Collective’s current assertion states.
Questioning the dearth of mainstream media consideration to the statements of the director, the collective additionally said, “Repeatedly, on this excruciating battle for justice, many such questions should be requested and answered to be taught the reality.” The assertion additionally seeks for police safety to be granted to the director based mostly on the request he has made and indicators off with the hashtag “#Avalkoppam” – translated as “together with her”.