Women involved in Shamna Kasim blackmail case identified; bailed accused arrested again
Kochi: Police have reportedly identified the women involved in the blackmailing of actress Shamna Kasim.
The investigation team has reportedly identified the two women who spoke to the actress pretending to be the mother and sister of the man who claimed to be the groom. They are likely to be taken into custody soon.
The investigation team will question the sisters of two of the accused, Rafeeq and Aboobacker, on Saturday.
Meanwhile, city police commissioner Vijay Sakhare said that the allegation made by Shereef’s wife that she was being forced by police to give a statement was baseless. The investigation team has not exerted any pressure on her, he said.
Shereef is the main accused in the case. His wife had alleged that police were forcing her to give a statement. She had approached the court seeking anticipatory bail in the case.
Meanwhile, the police team arrested the three accused, who were granted bail in Shamna case, once again. Police arrested Haris, Aboobacker and Sarath in the case pertaining to keeping models in illegal custody and extorting money from them in Walayar.