Madhu’s statement was recorded at Aluva Police Club on Wednesday.

Manju Warriers brother Madhu questioned by police in Malayalam actor abduction caseScreenshot: Vishalini Pandiri/YouTube
news Crime Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 17:55

Police recorded the statement of actor Madhu Warrier on Wednesday, in the case of abduction and alleged sexual assault of a Malayalam actor.

Madhu is the brother of actor Manju Warrier, who is the former wife of actor Dileep, an accused in the case.

According to Mathrubhumi, Madhu came in the afternoon to Aluva Police Club where his statement was recorded.

Earlier, Dileep's driver Appunni, who for weeks denied knowing Pulsar Suni - the prime accused in the case, finally acknowledged that he knew him.

Appunni, who had been absconding for over two weeks after actor Dileep's arrest in July, appeared before the investigating team on Monday.

Police reportedly grilled him for at least six hours.

Read: Dileep's driver Appunni 'admits' he knew Pulsar Suni in Malayalam actor assault case

Last week, police had questioned Dileep's wife and actor Kavya Madhavan in connection with the case.

Kavya was reportedly questioned for over six hours at the ancestral home of Dileep, and is said to have broken down several times during the interrogation.

Kochi police had arrested Pulsar Suni and his accomplice Vigeesh on February 23, after they reached the court to surrender.

Dileep; PTI

On July 10, Dileep too was arrested and sent to judicial custody for his alleged role in conspiring in the crime.

The Kerala High Court refused to give him bail and extended his judicial remand till August 8.It was on February 17 that the prominent woman actor from the industry was abducted and allegedly sexually assaulted in a moving vehicle for around two hours.

(With IANS inputs)

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