Shamna Kasim blackmail case: More arrests likely today, producer to be grilled
Kochi: The investigation on blackmailing actress Shamna Kasim is under progress by the Kochi police. Sources hint that more people will be arrested on Friday in connection with the case. Meanwhile, a woman from Vadanappally and a producer will be interrogated on Friday.
Police identified the people who have cheated the model. It is learned that these fraudsters will be nabbed.
Police have received information about a person who visited Shamna’ s residence in Kochi on June 20 introducing himself as a producer. It is learned that the probe team is likely to question the person in connection with the case.
The man told Shamna’s parents that the actress asked him to come to her residence. But when her parents informed the matter to Shamna, she said no one was invited by her.
Hence, police have been probing whether the man has any links with the gang who cheated the actress and family over a wedding proposal. If his link with gang gets proved, he will be arrested.
Following the case, Film Employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) issued a letter to production controllers restricting them from giving contact numbers of actors to any stranger.
Everyone who works in the film industry including casting directors should register in FEFKA, directs a new order. Only those registered under FEFKA will be allowed to work in the industry.
FEFKA is also planning to arrange a toll-free number facility to inform about people who seek contact numbers of actors or suspected casting directors.