The man driving her car, Martin, and Sunil Kumar, aka Pulsar Sunil, a historysheeter, allegedly connived to stage an accident before she was raped.
While Martin has been arrested, Sunil, the main accused, is on the run with four others. Sunil was the actor's driver till a few months ago. "An FIR has been registered with sections of rape, criminal intimidation, criminal conspiracy and relevant sections of the IT Act," said a senior police officer. Police said the actor's medical examination has confirmed rape.
The actor was on her way to dub for a film when her car was stopped at Athani, near Angamaly. "The actor's car was hit from behind by a Tempo Traveller when Martin stopped the car, stepped out and got into a so-called altercation. Three men entered the car and started abusing the actor even as Martin started driving the car.
The accused also shot a video and clicked pictures of the actor while abusing her for nearly an hour en route," said a senior police officer.The car was stopped subsequently and Martin got into the Tempo Traveller, which was tailing the Audi, police said. "One more accused entered the car. The attackers later left her in the car near Padamugal when Martin got into the car again," police said. Martin drove the actor to the house of a film director who informed police about the crime.
"Since sexual harassment is involved, the actor's identity cannot be revealed. An investigation is on in this regard," Kochi city police commissioner M P Dinesh said. The actor underwent a medical examination at Kalamassery Medical College and gave a detailed statement in camera at the Kalamassery magistrate court. Preliminary investigation revealed that Sunil got Martin the driver's job. Police have also traced records of phone conversations and text messages between Martin and Sunil. "The duo made over 40 phone calls to each other on Friday, apart from sending several text messages," said an officer with Ernakulam Rural police.
印度警方21日逮获2名嫌疑犯，并查出共有7人涉案，而主谋是女星的前司机苏尼(Sunil Kumar aka Pulsar Suni)，目前在逃。
If this happened in North India, political leaders would have blamed the Malayalam actress for her hot body and hot scenes in movies.
Every Hindu is not a Rapist but most Rapist are Hindus?
shame on these hindu rapists
Why did you had to specific about car being AUDI
This is one of the Biggest Slap for Modi for not taking any strong action against Rape cases,
Death sentence should be given for committing this crime... Rape kills the woman every second, for the rest of her life...
Audi is not supposed to be a big deal ! Dont mention it in the head line ! For Christ sake!
Victims of rape should not be identified whether they are famous or not (unless they give their explicit permission). Indeed, Kerala is becoming a criminal heaven.
Can only happen in India.
Bring the death penalty for rape if you want to control crimes against women!
very sad incident. the rapists should be shot dead. then only such crimes will come down
Those people shall be put behind bars for rest of their lifetime. Our laws are too weak to deal with these types of criminals.