Popular Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested today for conspiracy in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of actress in February. He was arrested in Kochi and is currently placed in Police Club.

The Kerala Police has been working non stop to nab the criminals behind the attack which was widely condemned by many. Last week they questioned Dileep and producer Nadir Shah for 14 hours. They also raided Dileep’s wife Kavya Madhavan’s boutique.

The main accused Pulsar Soni has implicated the actor and few others in a letter demanding financial compensation. Reactions from the artist association AMMA is awaited as they have remained tight lipped.