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Kerala HC To Hear Actor Dileep’s Anticipatory Bail Plea In Bhavana Menon Sexual Assault Case On Friday

For the unversed, actress Bhavana Menon broke her silence on her alleged sexual assault case that happened five years ago. Reportedly she was kidnapped, attacked and molested in Kochi in 2017 and she had named actor Dileep as the main accused.

Kerala High Court To Hear Anticipatory Bail Plea Against Actor Dileep On Friday (Image: PTI)
Actor Dileep and Actress Bhavana Menon (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday restrained a special investigation team (SIT) from taking any action against actor Dileep and five others in a new case for allegedly threatening police officers probing the 2017 sexual assault of an actress till January 14 when anticipatory bail pleas will be heard in detail.

For the unversed, actress Bhavana Menon broke her silence on her alleged sexual assault case that happened five years ago. Reportedly she was kidnapped, attacked and molested in Kochi in 2017 and she had named actor Dileep as the main accused. In accordance with Indian law, her name and identity weren’t initially revealed to the public.

Last week, the Crime Branch wing of Kerala Police registered a case against actor Dileep and five others for allegedly threatening investigation officers in the sexual assault case of the actress.

ALSO READ: Actress Taapsee Pannu Questions State Of Justice For Women, Says ‘Still Struggling For Basic Rights’

In one of the tapes, one person allegedly identified as Anoop, Dileep’s brother, can be beard talking about a conspiracy to kill investigating officer Baiju Paulose. The conservation allegedly took place in November 2017 at the actor’s house in Aluva in Ernakulam district, the SIT said in its FIR.

The sensational case took a new turn after Kumar’s interview to a Malayalam TV channel in December last year in which he claimed that Dileep was in possession of tapes of the assault and he saw main accused Pulsar Suni at his house. He also released some audio tapes.

Actress Taapsee Pannu took to Instagram to question the state of justice for women in today’s time. “Still struggling for a basic right to judgement. 5 years! And then they say why women become too touchy about these topics,” she wrote.

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