Dileep, Balachandra Kumar
Kochi: Investigating team suspects that the VIP who played a part in the actor abduction case has a copy of the visuals of the attack that he may have kept before allegedly transferring the visuals to actor Dileep.
The visuals were recorded by 'Pulsar' Suni. According to the statement given by director Balachandra Kumar, the visuals of the attack was audio-boosted first at a studio in Kochi and later taken to Dileep’s house by the VIP.
The prime accused 'Pulsar' Suni had at first said that the mobile phone used for recording the visuals was discarded in a drain. Then, he changed the statement saying that the phone was handed over to his lawyer and that it was destroyed. It is believed that this was done to stall the investigation procedure and prevent the visuals from being found.
The visuals recorded on the phone were later transferred to a pen drive and then exchanged.
The police have kickstarted the probe to find copies of the visuals. The probe to find the VIP has also started. It is hoped that nabbing the VIP will be a turning point in the case and that it will help in revealing more information on the case.
'Pulsar' Suni is expected to reveal the identity of the VIP. If not, other measures will have to be taken to find the person. A list of people close to the accused in the case will be prepared. Out of this, photos of possible suspects will be collected and shown to Balachandra Kumar to find the VIP.
The confidential statement of director Balachandra Kumar was recorded on Wednesday. The statement make about 51 pages and took about 6.5 hours to be recorded. Balachandra Kumar said after recording the statement that he has informed the court about things that he knew from the point he got acquainted with Dileep and the reason for not revealing the things that he knew about the case before.
Balachandra Kumar levelled serious allegations against actor Dileep before the investigating team. Statement of the prime accused in the case, 'Pulsar' Suni. about seeing Balachandra Kumar thrice at Dileep’s house and in a hotel had also come out recently.