Key witness in actress attack case changes statement
Kochi: With just days left for the police to file charge sheet against actor Dileep in the sensational actress attack case, the key witness has changed his statement.
The police came to know about the change in the statement only after the investigative team received a copy of the witness’ confidential statement recorded before the Magistrate.
The key witness---an office staff of Kavya Madhavan’s online store Laksyah --has changed his earlier statement that he had seen main accused Pulsar Suni and co-accused Vijesh arriving at Laksyah’s office.
According to his confidential statement given before the Magistrate, he has not seen the accused coming to the online store’s office.
The police had recorded the staff’s statement as key witness statement.
Another accused in the case—Kannur native Charlie—did not repeat his statement, earlier given to the police, before the Magistrate.
Charlie is accused of provide accommodation facility to Pulsar Suni and a co-accused in Coimbatore.
When he was caught, Charlie had told the police that Pulsar Suni had told him the quotation to attack the actress was given by Dileep.
However, the key witness gave his confidential statement before Dileep getting the bail. The police are examining the change in his statement.